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God bless you is a common English expression, used to wish a person blessings in various situations, especially as a response to a sneeze, and also, when ...

Why do we say 'bless you' or 'gesundheit' when people sneeze ...

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Why do we say "bless you" when there is a sneeze? ... The phrase "God bless you" is attributed to Pope Gregory the Great, who uttered it in the sixth century ...

Why do we say 'bless you' after sneezing? - Business Insider

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May 27, 2015 ... In the 14th century Pope Gregory VII asked that 'God Bless You,' become "a short prayer to be said after every sneeze to protect against the ...

Etymology of Bless You! : snopes.com

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Jul 13, 2007 ... Claim: The origin of saying "Bless you!" when someone sneezes stems from an ancient desire to safeguard the sneezer's soul or to commend ...

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Mar 22, 2015 ... Audience Question: What do you say when people sneeze? ... their congregants individually or corporately, use the phrase "God bless you".

Where Does SayingGod Bless You” Come From? - Patheos

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Sep 27, 2015 ... Since that time, it has been the habit of sayingGod bless youafter a sneeze, whether they believe in God or not. It is nearly an automatic ...

Does your heart stop when you sneeze? (Everyday Mysteries: Fun ...

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One of the symptoms of the plague was coughing and sneezing, and it is believed that Pope Gregory VII suggested sayingGod bless youafter a person  ...

What is the origin of saying 'bless you' when someone sneezes ...

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If I have my old wives' tales correct, it's because people once believed that a sneeze allows your soul to escape. Saying "god bless you" is supposed to put it ...

Why We Say Gesundheit When Someone Sneezes

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Mar 12, 2014 ... You are probably accustomed to hearing or sayingbless youafter ... some variant of “God bless you” is the usual response to a sneeze.

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Sep 6, 2013 ... It is common among many Christians to say "God bless you" (or simply "bless you ," which implies the former) to a person when they sneeze.

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Why do we say, ʺGod bless youwhen someone sneezes?

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The practice of saying, “God bless you,” when someone sneezes does not come from the Bible, nor is there any mention of the practice in the Bible. However ...

Why do we say "bless you" when someone sneezes? | Notes and ...

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THIS goes back to more superstitious times when a sneeze was believed to separate ... To prevent the devil stealing the soul the incantation "bless you" (i.e. God ...

"God Bless You" in Response to a Sneeze

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A legend holds that it was believed that the heart stops when you sneeze, and the phrase "bless you" is meant to ensure the return of life or to encourage your ...