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Blue Wonder (A)


The German Blaues Wunder, which means “a queer story,” as Du sollst dein blaues wunder sehen, You will be filled with amazement (at the queer story I have to relate). A “blue wonder” is a cock and bull story, an improbable tale, something to make one stare. The French, contes bleus.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Blue Peter
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Blue Ribbon (The)
Blue Ribbon (A)
Blue Ruin
Blue Squadron (The)
Blue Stocking
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Blue Wonder (A)
Blue and Red
Blue and Yellow (The)
Blues (The)
Bluff (To)
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Blunt (Major-General)
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