And idiom used to to express a lack of desire for a specific occurrence.
Similar usage as "God forbid," and/or "Heaven forbid."
Originating from the Novel "Brave New World," by Aldous Huxley.
In Aldous Huxley's novel "Brave New World," Henry Ford was revered as a deity-like figure.
This is referenced in the line "...Ford forbid that he should get the idea into his head."
Numerous other lines throughout the novel use Ford in a similar manner.