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.
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 ... it bec...
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 ...
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?
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.
Many people have become accustomed to saying "bless you" or "gesundheit"
when someone sneezes. No one says anything when someone coughs, blows ...
May 3, 2016 ... The confusion and mild hurt you feel when no one says 'bless you' when you
sneeze makes you realise that this response has become second ...
May 27, 2015 ... Sneezing can be caused by crazy things like being too full, seeing a bright light,
or even orgasm. For how common sneezing is — other animals ...
Jul 13, 2007 ... Why do we say 'Bless You! when someone sneezes?
The Fascinating Origin of Saying "God Bless You" ... Do all Speak in Tongues? ...
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