Polite parrot says 'God Bless You' after owner sneezes

Published February 6, 2020 7,848 Views $5.68 earned

Rumble / Funny & Cute AnimalsHave you ever wondered why we say “God Bless You” when someone sneezes? As it turns out, there are a few explanations about the origins of this kind and polite response.

One belief is that it is rooted in superstition. A sneeze was sometimes thought to be the body’s way of trying to rid itself of evil spirits. Saying “God bless you” was a way to try to provide protection and guard against the evil spirits leaving or inhabiting the body. It is also thought that during the Plague of Justinian from 541 AD - 542 AD, a pandemic spread across the Eastern Roman Empire. It’s said that Pope Gregory I decreed that anytime a person sneezed, someone nearby who heard the sneeze was to say, “God bless you,” while making the sign of the cross over their mouth as protection against the plague. Others believed that our hearts stop when we sneeze, so we say “God bless you,” as thanks to God, for surviving.

Einstein the parrot loves to perch on the water faucet and talk. As he was saying tickle, tickle, tickle his owner sneezed and Einstein appropriately replied, God Bless You! Then Einstein continued saying, "You're so pretty! Shake your butt! Peek-a-boo! Thank you Einstein, for being such a considerate and entertaining parrot!

Einstein the Talking Texan Parrot is a silly, smart, and popular parrot who loves to talk and entertain! He knows the names of several animals and likes to make their sounds. In addition to his silly vocalizations, he likes to have conversations with his owners, talking, doing animal sound imitations and acting silly. He also enjoys singing and dancing in some of his video compilations. With his amazing talking abilities and funny antics, Einstein the talking parrot’s videos will keep you entertained for hours! Einstein parrot is also famous for some of his silly quotes and sayings. Online, Einstein, the talking parrot is popular across many social media platforms. Einstein's favorite places to talk at home is perched on the shower wall, in the kitchen on his drawer, and on his screened-in back porch. As stated on his website, Einstein's mission statement: "To entertain and bring joy, to foster the human-parrot bond, and to convey that parrots are deserving of immeasurable amounts of patience, nurturing, and companionship." Einstein's website, einsteinparrot.com is designed to inform you about the care of parrots and also entertain you. As previously mentioned, Einstein is popular on many social media sites such as YouTube @einsteinparrot, Instagram @einsteinparrot, Twitter @einsteinparrot, and Facebook @einsteintexanparrot. Living with a parrot is a big commitment. Parrots live a very long time.

A parrot such as Einstein can live to be 50 or 60 years old. Many larger parrots like Macaws can live to be 100 years old. They all require a lot of care, proper nutrition, training, time and patience. Parrots need a lot of attention and lots of toys and activities to keep from being bored. Parrots are also expensive, a large cage is an investment and plenty of play perches to spend their out of cage time. Specialized veterinarian care is also required. Most of all they require your companionship and a forever home. Many people decide after the first few years of parrot ownership that the responsibility is too great and the parrots become neglected and sometimes abandoned. When that happens they are sent to parrot rescue facilities to be adopted by a new family or some spend their lives in sanctuaries. It is often said, "Having a parrot is much like raising a 2 or 3-year-old child for the rest of your life!"

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