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Why doesnt glue stick to the tube ?

If someone with multiple personalitys threatens to kill themselves is it a hostage situation ?

Why do they sterilise the needle for lethal injections ?

Why do kamikaze pilots wear helmets ?

Why are wrong numbers never busy ?

How do keep off the grass signs get there ?

If god sneezed what would you say ?

Are people so opposed to fur instead of leather because picking on an old lady easier than a motorbike gang ??

Do bleached blondes pretend to have more fun ?
 

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JayMG said:
If god sneezed what would you say ?
This might help yer with this question !!! :up:

According to Peter Lorie, in Superstitions, someone saying "Bless you" in response to another person sneezing started back around 150 AD. Tiberius Caesar supposedly say "Bless you' whenever he heard someone sneeze - or "Bless you, bless you my dear" if the person sneezed a 2nd or 3rd time.

So the blessing of someone when they sneezed started not out of etiquette thoughts but due to a serious illness back in that time period that many early Romans died from. One of the symptoms of the illness was, as you may have guessed, sneezing. The reason why Tiberius would say "Bless you" was due to the belief that the more blessings offered to the sufferer may help lessen the chance of death.

However, according to Claudia DeLys in A Treasury of Superstitions, the phrase wasn't a simple "Bless you". The disease running through the Roman civilization at that time made sneezing a dreaded symptom. So when someone sneezed it was felt this warranted a short prayer to the gods. "Long may you live", "May you enjoy good health", or a simple "Jupiter, help me." Whatever variant used was uttered and offered up in hopes that it would help protect those present and, hopefully, expel the disease from the person who happened to have sneezed.

Not as romantic of an image as the one Lorie shared of an ancient Roman emperor riding around the city in his chariot shouting out "Bless you" to anyone he happened to hear sneeze. However both sources do share about the notion starting up around the time period and culture?

Staying within ancient civilizations thoughts - the old word for sneeze was sternutation. When the god Prometheus, according to mythological thoughts, stole the celestial fire from the sun to make the first man from clay. The first man started sneezing as a result of this crime - from a cold? Whatever the reason for the why behind stealing of part of the sun's fire would have the first man start sneezing - it also appears, in a way, that a sneeze was a gift from the gods?

This thought about sneezing is not exclusive to the god Prometheus lore. Arabs in or around Egypt believe that the universe was created by a sneeze of Allah. So, according to DeLys, when someone sneezes, in Egypt, the sneezer says "Praise be to God". The others around the sneezer at that time respond with "God have mercy upon you!" To which the sneezer then closes the ritual by saying "God guide us and keep you!"

Hindus, Native Americans, Chinese, Hebrews, Persians ... it is quite a list of cultures that have some superstitious thought associated to sneezing.

As with the illness of the ancient Romans, sneezing was also one of the symptoms of the bubonic plague that took the lives of many people during the Middle Ages. Again blessing the sneezer was a hope to pass along thoughts of well wishes or good health; which helped to re-enforce, according to Lorie, today's practice of blessing of someone when we hear them sneeze.

So it appears that saying to someone "Bless you" was a form of wishing that person well or good health. As Christianity evolved then God was added into the blessing - to make it stronger? Whatever reason God's name was attached to the saying - the thought behind the saying stretched back to pre-Christian times. So is this another Pagan tradition adopted by the Christians?

Although Europe is credited with the phrase "Not to be sneezed at" - which may be the source of another phrase "Nothing to sneeze at" which sometimes is said instead of "not to be taken lightly" - it is unclear if the phrase evolved from the bubonic plague time period so far in my research.

Perhaps one of the reasons it is a habit passed along from one generation to the next is due to a belief, stemming far back in time and not individual to one culture or sect, is the belief many have about the basic essence of life being within them. In other words - a spirit or a soul. Which risked being accidentally expelled - either briefly or, worse, forever - if one sneezed. Therefore "God bless you" would make sense as a way to forestall the fate of one's soul being permanently "sneezed out of them".

Before thinking "Oh how silly" recall many things were a mystery to man in earlier time periods. So theories devised as an attempt to help explain what they could not yet explain. So illness following a sneeze was easier explained or thought of as the soul, or essence of life or good health, accidentally was expelled from the person's body. Therefore when the soul returned to its rightful owner - the person recovered. If it didn't return, then the person would die.

Although some ancient cultures, like the Greeks, accepted sneezing was a common albeit primitive reflex of the body - today's society is more aware of the fact that it is just that versus evil spirits trying to enter us [that we are sneezing out] or our soul escaping our bodies. Thanks to modern science - many of us are more so aware that this basic function is one of way our nose trying to protect our bodies from foreign particles.

The nose is a way for us to take in air. Therefore it may also try to act as a filter. What we may not feel at first being "irritating" to our senses - the nose may be quick to react and thus sneeze. However nothing so far shares the information about the heart stopping even just briefly during the act of sneezing.
 

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so true...and why dosent glue stick to the tube anyway...facinating
 

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JayMG said:
I agree 100 percent ! I wanna know kamikaze !!! Maybe to stop emselves knocking out on canopy ???

gives them that mad crazy look we`ve come to reconize in the movies

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to give crayz frog an out fit
 

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blaps_los said:
lol, so true mate, i wanna no answer to the first 1.
kabash said:
so true...and why dosent glue stick to the tube anyway...facinating
Glue doesnt stick to the tube because it needs air to bond...air is the secret ingredient that starts the poxy chemicals mixing and bonding...

The tube is a vacuum...thats why the bits round the edge go hard and sometimes air that gets to the glue in the top makes the top stick!

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GIL5294 said:
blaps_los said:
lol, so true mate, i wanna no answer to the first 1.
kabash said:
so true...and why dosent glue stick to the tube anyway...facinating
Glue doesnt stick to the tube because it needs air to bond...air is the secret ingredient that starts the poxy chemicals mixing and bonding...

The tube is a vacuum...thats why the bits round the edge go hard and sometimes air that gets to the glue in the top makes the top stick!

:up:

you fookin genious
 

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camay1066 said:
he`s been baned hasn`t he? for showing his tackle?
no they have not banned him now when it comes on they have censored it, lol, how pathetic can some peeps be??

i think its fuckin funny,
 
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