Though nobody knows for sure why we say 'God Bless You' after a sneeze, one popular explanation is that it originated during the Bubonic Plague, when it was thought that sneezes were an early symptom.
Look up God bless you in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... By AD 750, it became
customary to say "God bless you" as a response to one sneezing. ... Some have
offered an explanation sugg...
Thus, "bless you" or "God bless you" is used as a sort of shield against evil. ...
Another belief is that people used to see sneezing as a sign that God would ...
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 ...
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Mar 22, 2015 ... Audience Question: What do you say when people sneeze? –On the ... I have a
relative who says "god bless you, don't let the devil get you"..
Sep 27, 2015 ... Jesus said “bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you” ... say “
God bless you” right after someone sneezed because sneezing was ... to leave
people, end an email or end a phone call is say “May God richly bless you. ... us
and persecute us and say all kinds of evil about us (Matt 5) and “Do ...
Dec 12, 2014 ... #ExplainThis: Why do we say “God Bless You” when someone sneezes? ...
Another belief is that people used to see sneezing as a sign that ...
when you sneeze, people say "god bless you"....why? ... If a person sneezed in
front of you it might be onset of the plague and they might be dead within hours.
.... "when people sneeze why do they say god bless" (7 answers).
Mar 12, 2014 ... You are probably accustomed to hearing or saying “bless you” after ... know why
people started responding to sneezes in the ways that they do. ... In others, some
variant of “God bless you” is the usual response to a sneeze.
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 ...