Break from the Grind November 2, 2021
TUESDAY TRIVIA: From Where Did the Idiom ‘Out of the Blue’ Originate?
This idea for TUESDAY TRIVIA came ‘out of the blue.’
Reported by PLANSPONSOR Staff
“Out of the blue” means without warning; completely unexpectedly; from an unknown or unforeseen source or for an unknown reason; at a completely unexpected time.
It started in the 1800s from “a bolt out of the blue,” referencing the unlikelihood of a thunderbolt coming from a clear blue sky.
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