from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal Something moving very fast.
- n. Informal A rapid and seemingly interminable stream of words: curse a blue streak.
Twice Charlie had the entertainment of seeing Toreg carried along, clinging to a tether and swearing a blue streak till he thumped back down, rolled over, and sprang erect.
Henderson stormed over to his cruiser; Danny watched the Coroner’s men place the body on a stretcher and drape it with a blanket, Gibbs talking a blue streak to them, Rose Bowl odds and a number on the Black Dahlia case, still unsolved, still a hot topic.