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Question What is God speed?

I've noticed it in quite a few posts lately. What exactly does that mean?
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Re: What is God speed?

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I've noticed it in quite a few posts lately. What exactly does that mean?
\God"speed`\, n. Success; prosperous journeying; -- a contraction of the phrase, ``God speed you.''
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\God"speed`\, n. Success; prosperous journeying; -- a contraction of the phrase, ``God speed you.''
Now in English please.

Why has it been posted at the bottom of some posts? Is it basically wishing that person good luck and success?
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Now in English please.

Why has it been posted at the bottom of some posts? Is it basically wishing that person good luck and success?
Yes, you are wishing them prosperity, favor, success. Now, it can also be a form of saying farewell or goodbye. So, at the sametime you are saying goodbye, you are also wishing them luck. This may be the meaning behind some of the postings.

And regardless of what JC says, it has nothing to do with riding in a LS1.
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GodĚspeed ( P ) Pronunciation Key (gdspd)
n.
Success or good fortune.

[From Middle English God spede (you), may God prosper (you) : God, god; see god + spede, third person sing. present subjunctive of speden, to prosper (from Old English spdan, from spd, success. See speed).]

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10 If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:
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