God bless you is a common English expression, used to wish a person blessings
in various ... A typical polite response after being told "bless you" in response to
sneezing is to ... The pr...
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 ...
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.
May 4, 2016 ... Saying “bless you” when someone sneezes has to be up there with the best of ...
OK so it's polite, but do you know why we actually do this?
The tradition of saying something in response to a sneeze does seem sort of silly,
but it's a ... But if you do care about them, maybe you should say something —
even if it isn't "Bless you." My dad said "Scat!" whenever someone sneezed.
Jul 13, 2007 ... Why do we say 'Bless You! when someone sneezes?
The Fascinating Origin of Saying "God Bless You" ... The practice of blessing a
sneeze, dating as far back as at least 77 AD, however, is far older than ... A
legend holds that it was believed that the heart stops when you sneeze, and the
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 ...
If I have my old wives' tales correct, it's because people once believed that a
sneeze allows ... Why do people say bless you when you sneeze but not when
you cough, and clearly need the blessing? What should I say if I accidentally
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Mar 22, 2015 ... Audience Question: What do you say when people sneeze? ... I pretty much
always say 'bless you' when someone I know sneezes around me.