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onager Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 08:10 PM
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3. "Why? Is the Tooth Fairy busy?"
I use that one on a co-worker. She's Jewish but not particularly religious AFAIK. Anyway, she laughed.

Other than that, I don't usually say anything. Like a sneeze, most people seem to say it reflexively. Like a sort of mental sneeze, I guess.

Now if I'm visiting the kin back in Confederistan, I keep my mouth shut and don't launch into a lecture about how I don't believe in any gods. To recycle an old joke, most of my relatives probably wouldn't burn me at the stake. But if somebody else did, they might stop and roast a marshmallow.
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  -"God bless you" When you sneeze. What say you? amyrose2712  Nov-08-11 07:56 PM   #0 
  - When someone sneezes I say "gesundheit"  NMMNG   Nov-08-11 08:08 PM   #1 
  - Same here. nt  Deep13   Nov-08-11 10:46 PM   #4 
  - Me too. n/t  RebelOne   Nov-09-11 09:25 AM   #7 
  - so do I...  awoke_in_2003   Nov-12-11 09:22 PM   #21 
  - I don't care when someone says "God bless you"  WhollyHeretic   Nov-08-11 08:08 PM   #2 
  - "Why? Is the Tooth Fairy busy?"  onager   Nov-08-11 08:10 PM   #3 
  - I'm not bothered...  LeftishBrit   Nov-09-11 03:23 AM   #5 
  - I only ask bcause I have had people use it to try to make me feel bad...  amyrose2712   Nov-09-11 08:25 AM   #6 
  - now that you mention it...  awoke_in_2003   Nov-12-11 09:24 PM   #22 
  - I say, "Achoo boogies!" when someone sneezes, if they don't say "Excuse me." n/t  Ian David   Nov-09-11 09:36 AM   #8 
  - Gesundheit.  Iggo   Nov-09-11 09:44 AM   #9 
  - Doesn't bug me.  backscatter712   Nov-09-11 10:00 AM   #10 
  - Habazam!  cleanhippie   Nov-09-11 11:11 AM   #11 
  - dupe  immoderate   Nov-09-11 11:30 AM   #12 
  - I give my personal blessing.  immoderate   Nov-09-11 11:30 AM   #13 
  - in that instance...  awoke_in_2003   Nov-12-11 09:27 PM   #23 
  - I say "scat!", since I usually scare the cat.  Lars39   Nov-09-11 12:04 PM   #14 
  - Southerners say "scat."  onager   Nov-09-11 07:58 PM   #17 
     - That's interesting.  Lars39   Nov-09-11 08:02 PM   #18 
  - EEEWWWW! Cover your face, dammit!  Warpy   Nov-09-11 12:25 PM   #15 
  - Just curious. Gesundheit it is-I just fee insincere saying" God Bless"  amyrose2712   Nov-09-11 02:14 PM   #16 
  - Na Zdorovie!  Rhiannon12866   Nov-11-11 04:32 AM   #19 
  - I say nothing...  awoke_in_2003   Nov-12-11 07:50 PM   #20 
  - Annoys me but not due to religion etc  dmallind   Nov-13-11 01:23 AM   #24 
  - I don't say anything,  mr blur   Nov-13-11 11:13 AM   #25 
  - Salud  sarcasmo   Nov-13-11 02:36 PM   #26 
  - Have also used that. n/t  RebelOne   Nov-14-11 04:17 PM   #29 
  - I say "now go wash your hands"  JNelson6563   Nov-14-11 02:57 PM   #27 
  - +  amyrose2712   Nov-14-11 03:39 PM   #28 
  - "Did I get any on you"?  Boudica the Lyoness   Nov-14-11 06:39 PM   #30 
  - I don't care. It is just an automatic response. nt  ZombieHorde   Nov-16-11 10:04 AM   #31 

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