Posted by ESC on April 13, 2001
In Reply to: Re: Blue murder posted by R. Berg on April 13, 2001
: : : scream bloody murder
: : There is also 'sreaming blue murder'(UK?).
: : Where does that come from?
: Might "blue" be a euphemism for "bloody"?
We say "blue murder" in the U.S. too.