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  • proper n. A surname. An anglicization of German Blau.
  • proper n. A female given name, typically used in conjoined names like Bonnie Blue or Blue Bell.
  • proper n. A male nickname, occasionally used as a formal given name.


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  • When you're out of the blue and into the black - Neil Young, Out of the Blue

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  • Diamine fast yellow A and 1/4 lb. Diamine sky blue, and the silk with 1 lb. Erythrosine B. _Brown and Blue.

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  • Having a blue and yellow ladder for a head, red square-shaped shorts and bright purple sneakers, Blue was the target of many hugs.

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  • The city voted down the gay-rights ordinance and banned musical concerts in the parks, and a group complained when a local high school chose the name Blue Devils for its football team.

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  • You could have found the text by searching for the term Blue-eyed in any source-page that contained this post.

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  • The name Blue is very, very unusual for a girl - it's actually 7,214 on our list.

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  • It also addresses a little bit of the the significance of the name "Blue Ivy": "Baby I paint the sky blue, my greatest creation was you."

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  • If the name Blue State Digital sounds familiar, it is because of the agency's work on Obama for America, helping Barack Obama be elected president in 2008.

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  • Chain smoking in an over-crowded flat, he coined the term Blue Labour: a conservative form of socialism targeting the right-thinking working classes.

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  • And of course the theme had to be Tangled up in Blue, which is, if not my favourite Dylan song, at least the one which tends to keep showing up in my life's soundtrack ...

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