End of ADS-L Digest - 27 Mar 1995 to 28 Mar 1995 ************************************************ There are 16 messages totalling 469 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Gesundheit! (4) 2. ADS-L: Help with chicken salad? (2) 3. Chuck/Potholes (2) 4. Update on S'mores (2) 5. ADS-L: Help with "smores" and "salad shooter"? (2) 6. ADS-L: Thanks very much for the help with 'smores' ... (2) 7. Words with variable references 8. Churros (was: Re: ADS-L: Help with "smores" and "salad shooter"?) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Wed, 29 Mar 1995 01:31:47 -0500 From: Leo Horishny Subject: Re: Gesundheit! >To me it doesn't make sense to say any- >thing else; after all, why not Health! rather than Bless You! I don't want >to be blessed by anyone without my permission, thank you Not that I'm trying to teach your grandmother to suck eggs or anything, but the Bless You warning is more apropos than the encouragement Health when it comes to the real concern with sneezing--that is, the poss- ibility your soul may exit when you forcibly exhale. I was under the impression that the concern as to one's soul possibly slipping out was a European staple, did the Germans have less of a concern as to this meta- physical weakness? leo_horishny[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]pol.com