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 Blue Talk.Blue and Red, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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.   1
 


 Blue Talk.Blue and Red, 

 
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