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Re: A-choo!
« Reply #29 on: September 18, 2013, 12:33:59 PM »
For some reason this all made me wonder how you sneeze in different languages. "Ah-choo!" in English, in Polish it's pronounced as, roughly, "a-psheek"...anyone know some others?

Polish also says "knock-knock" as "pook-pook," correct?

My father is Polish/Ukranian.  He often sneezes like this:  "Ah--SH1T!!"  (no i'm not kidding)
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Re: A-choo!
« Reply #30 on: September 18, 2013, 12:35:34 PM »
I can do quiet sneezes to where it sounds more like a hiccup.

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« Reply #31 on: September 18, 2013, 01:05:53 PM »


Polish also says "knock-knock" as "pook-pook," correct?

My father is Polish/Ukranian.  He often sneezes like this:  "Ah--SH1T!!"  (no i'm not kidding)

Yup, puk-puk, (rhymes with book rather than spook).


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Re: A-choo!
« Reply #32 on: September 18, 2013, 06:09:41 PM »
I say salud as well.
Extraordinary claims of the bible don't even have ordinary evidence.

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Re: A-choo!
« Reply #33 on: September 18, 2013, 06:33:53 PM »
My favorite replies to sneezes:
"Thanks for sharing"
"Nice catch!"
and if they sneeze more than once (my wife typically sneezes 2-3 times consecutively), "stop that!!"
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Re: A-choo!
« Reply #34 on: September 19, 2013, 12:57:27 AM »
Maybe I should say a hearty "No" right after I sneeze, so anyone who then follows with "god bless you" will have appropriately addressed me?

how about ...

neopagan: Ah-Choo
paleotheist: God bless you.
neopagen: provided he exists.
Science: I'll believe it when I see it
Faith: I'll see it when I believe it

Schrodinger's thunderdome! One cat enters and one MIGHT leave!

Without life, god has no meaning.

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Re: A-choo!
« Reply #35 on: September 19, 2013, 11:01:02 AM »
^^^ You forget, I live in Oklahoma where gawd is best buddies with all the locals. I'd have a fight on my hands every spring!
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Re: A-choo!
« Reply #36 on: September 19, 2013, 11:26:16 AM »
^^^ You forget, I live in Oklahoma where gawd is best buddies with all the locals. I'd have a fight on my hands every spring!

you'd have more than that on your hands if you don't use your elbow to cover your sneeze!!
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Re: A-choo!
« Reply #37 on: September 19, 2013, 03:22:09 PM »
Don't really know what the French use but I have heared "A votre santé"[1] ... though spoken rather mockingly ... so I don't know how common it is.
 1. lit: to your health

What in French is *not* spoken rather mockingly?

positive statements about France....sometimes.
There are positive statements about France?[2]
 2. http://www.instantrimshot.com
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Re: A-choo!
« Reply #38 on: September 19, 2013, 03:32:04 PM »
There are positive statements about France?[1]
 1. http://www.instantrimshot.com

I was going to say that, but it seemed like too much of a softball  :-)
Organized religion is simply tribalism with a side order of philosophical wankery, and occasionally a baseball bat to smash the kneecaps of anyone who doesn't show proper deference to the tribe's chosen totem.

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