Tennessee teen Kendra Turner says she was suspended from her high school for saying "bless you" after one of her classmates sneezed.

The phrase was on a list of things students are not allowed to say in class. Other terms included in the school's banned list are "my bad," "hang out," "dumb," "stupid" and "stuff."

The common term derives from Pope Gregory the Great, who would say "bless...

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