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Bless you.” For uttering those words, a student at William C. Wood High School in Vacaville, Calif. was punished this week by a teacher who claimed that the student disrupted his classroom. “It’s not … got anything to do with religion,” Wood High health teacher Steve Cuckovich told KTXL News in Sacramento. “It’s got to do with an interruption of class time.”
Make that mega-douche. Plus he's a freaking health teacher, lots of that stuff is AboveTheInfluence propaganda and to most kids that's an easy-A class, one of those joke classes that you just go to and you get a good grade.
Rather than issue the student a warning for his alleged offense, Cuckovich decided to take 25 points off the student’s grade, the better to deter other students from mouthing “bless you” or other religious phrases that offend the teacher’s sensibility.
Originally posted by Destinyone
Aaaaaaaa CHOO. God Bless me...and anyone else who sneezes. California has gone stark raving nutz.
High School Teacher Bans Students From saying "Bless You"
“The blessing really doesn’t make sense anymore,” Cuckovich explained. “When you sneezed in the old days, they thought you were dispelling evil spirits out of your body. So they were saying, ‘God bless you,’ for getting rid of evil spirits. But today, what you’re doing really doesn’t make sense.”
The farter is supposed to tel those around them, "My compliments to the chef." reply to post by gabby2011
Originally posted by TupacShakur
It's a stupid thing to say anyway, I don't need to be "blessed" every time I sneeze. I'm going to start a new tradition where every time I fart somebody has to say "congratulations" or something like that.
Originally posted by warrenite
that is a silly thing for a teacher to care about. I started saying "bless you" years ago when I thought it was polite. I later switched to "gesundheit" which is a secular German way of consoling a sneeze. It literally means "healthiness" which is sort of non-sensical. I like using the less popular way though, distance myself from the crowd.