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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Blue Talk.
 
Indecent conversation, from the French, Bibliothèque Bleu. (Harlots are called “Blues” from the blue gown they were once compelled to wear in the House of Correction.)   1
 


 Blue StockingBlue Wonder (A). 

 
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