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  1. Alternative Ways To Ask “How Are You?”

    We often ask “How are you?” without even thinking. It just automatically follows “Hello” or whatever greeting we have chosen to open with. This is not a new habit. In the 1300s, we started asking each other “how do,” while adding a pronoun or name. This continued through the 16th and 17th centuries: How do ye to day? How doth my lady? How dost thou? …