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What would you say instead of 'God bless you' when someone sneezes?

Today the phrase 'Bless you' is more of a courteous comment than an actual blessing. Most people don't think twice before letting it slip out of their tongue. But if you're uncomfortable using it and don't want to seem rude, what would you say instead?

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  • Jul 25 2012: When we sneeze all functions of our body stop momentarily. It's like a momentary death. In Turkish we say "Çok yaşa." That means "Live too much, too long." Then the one who sneezed answers back: "Hep beraber." This means "All together."

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