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To be politically correct, what do u say:
Jokes, Polls & Anything Else / 12:24 PM - Monday February 16, 2009

to be politically correct, what do u say:

so what do you say to an atheist when they sneeze?

to hell with you?

- Asked by mtusa007, A Rebel, Male, 56-65, Self-Employed

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- Response by desota18, A Creative, Male, 22-25, Student

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LOL! I say "God bless you" just to annoy the hell out of them. :)

- Response by uniquelyme2, A Creative, Female, 46-55, Artist / Musician / Writer

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lol no i still say bless you..I dont believe in hell, & that what truley matters is who you are inside..antheist aren't bad people, they just have a different belief.

- Response by dragonflyfairie, A Hippie Chick, Female, 29-35, Teaching

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"doG" bless you.

- Response by cosmicdog0, A Guy Critical, Male, 56-65, Denver, Science / Engineering

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- Response by puniksem, A Mr. Nice Guy, Male, 46-55, London, Consulting

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"You're SO good lookin'". Sorry, Seinfeld line moment! They asked the same thing. I just say Bless You. Covers everyone!

Have a good one!

- Response by kanaka, A Life of the Party, Male, 46-55, Dallas, Executive

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You say Gesundheit and hope they don't speak German.

- Response by watbuttondoipush, An Alternative Girl, Female, 36-45, Financial / Banking

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I'm an atheist, and I still say "bless you" or "god bless you" when someone sneezes. It's just a saying and it doesn't mean I believe in god or blessings. I say "holy shit" too, but that doesn't mean I believe shit is holy.

- Response by justpassingthru, A Thinker, Female, 56-65, Financial / Banking

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Haha I dunno if you've ever seen Dane Cook, but according to him, you say "When you die, nothing happens!" It's much funnier in his skit then when I say it.. hmm. Unless I knew someone was an atheist, I just say "bless you," and even if I did, I'd probably say the same thing.

The whole point of saying "Bless you" when someone sneezes started a long time ago when people suspected that sneezing caused your heart to stop for a moment, and just in case it might not start up again, they started saying "God bless you". So, it's not all that closely related to religion anyhow, just wishing someone good health!

- Response by semory87, A Married Girl, Female, 26-28, Other Profession

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lol @ mrinsano's answer

I Just say *bless you*...we do that because the heart stops for what, (a nanosecond?) when we sneeze...I've read something about this -I KNOW.

- Response by jillopo, An Alternative Girl, Female, 29-35

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LOLOL, man! I should try that some time!

Then again, if they don't believe in God, then they probably don't believe in hell either.

When someone sneezes, I always say, "Gesundheit". I'm half German, so it makes sense. It's literal translation into English is simply, "Health."

- Response by prettyhappy, A Married Girl, Female, 46-55, Seattle, Medical / Dental

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Psalm 34 says "Bless the Lord at all times!"
So, to me it's a reminder and an "opportunity" to Bless God, whether I or someone else sneezes...I say, God bless you and...Bless God! (I hope it catches on)!

- Response by mooreniecy, A Thinker, Female, 46-55, Washington, DC, Political / Government

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