- From the cartoon character Colonel Blimp, created by Sir David Low (1891–1963). (Wiktionary)
- After Colonel Blimp, a cartoon character invented by David Low (1891-1963). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Bradford missed running around the world, though: One day in 1925 he took a photo with the English box camera and wrote on the back,This is what they call a Blimp.”
“The lengthy but rewarding "Blimp" is a warm, fond salute to a colonial British Empire on the wane, and the officers who served it.”
“TUCKER: The title song, "Green Blimp," is an airy metaphor for the state of bliss and freedom from worry that the singer wishes to attain.”
“With its sing-along chorus and mid-tempo harmonies, "Green Blimp" is Dwight Twilley's "Yellow Submarine.”
“If Flanagan's wingman wins, which if it happens will be by a miniscule margin, props to the Senator and Colonel Blimp from the minority state Republican Party -- and no new votes.”
“The only ones listening are the sheep that follow their word as gospel and listen and worship at the alter of the Oxycotin Blimp and the other GOP shills”
“A funk rock outfit called Blimp and a funk jazz band called Blue Noise.”
“Mr. QUESADA: The two bands just complemented each other nicely because the Blimp was a rhythm section with a vocalist and the Blue Noise band, we had horns.”
“April 11, 2009 at 7:37 am i haz a cat. wez call her Blimp, shez 17 poundz.”
“We had our own Magistrate Alan another Tory methinks? making and getting away with "bloody foreigners" comments around the same time as Col "Blimp" Mercer got his.”
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