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
parting or writing a valediction. ... And wh...
Why do we say "bless you" when there is a sneeze? Learn about the history and
meaning behind bless you, the sneeze and gesundheit.
THIS goes back to more superstitious times when a sneeze was believed to
separate the soul from the body. To prevent the devil stealing the soul the ...
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 ...
So where did the myth originate that your heart stops when you sneeze? ... Why
do people say, “God bless you,” after someone sneezes? There are varying ...
Jul 13, 2007 ... we'll say "Bless you!" (or "God bless!") when someone nearby sneezes, but does
anyone really know why we do this? Are we trying to protect ...
The practice of blessing a sneeze, dating as far back as at least 77 AD, however
... A legend holds that it was believed that the heart stops when you sneeze, and
Sep 27, 2015 ... Since that time, it has been the habit of saying “God bless you” after a sneeze,
whether they believe in God or not. It is nearly an automatic ...
If I have my old wives' tales correct, it's because people once believed that a
sneeze allows ... Now it's probably a matter of habit/politeness that's come from
repetition of the phrase over the years, even though the belief behind it is .... If
you say something and a person nearby sneezes, does the thing you say
www.ask.com/youtube?q=How Did the Bless You Come about after Sneezing?&v=05haGS8Rv0c
Mar 22, 2015 ... Audience Question: What do you say when people sneeze? –On the Bonus
Show: ... i say .. let the power of Christ compel you. then start throwing water at
them. .... it does not mean that I'm religious or associate with religion.