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Re: Blue murder

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.