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...
Jul 13, 2007 ... Why do we say 'Bless You! when someone sneezes? ... desire to safeguard the
sneezer's soul or to commend the dying to the mercy of God.
Feb 28, 2011 ... Why do you say Bless you when people sneeze? ... The phrase "God bless you"
is attributed to Pope Gregory the Great, who uttered it in the ...
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 ...
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Mar 22, 2015 ... Audience Question: What do you say when people sneeze? ... 750, it became
customary to say "God bless you" as a response to one sneezing.
when you sneeze, people say "god bless you"....why? ... God Bless You isn't just
a meaningless phrase. .... So You Do Not Die!
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 it ...
Dec 23, 2014 ... In these cases, "God bless you" or "bless you" is used as a sort of ... If people feel
compelled to say "bless you," after a sneeze, why do they feel ...