Have you ever heard of Gymglish? It’s a website with a great sense of humour, which offers personalized English courses through e-mails.
Every day, ‘each lesson introduces you to a new chapter of the Delavigne saga in San Francisco, Business English, a variety of accents and more.’
What’s more? Every month, Gymglish examines a word and gives its definition. And guess what the word was in May 2015?
Please note: we’ve added a few links in the Gymglish extract below, to our selection of Stories about the word Blue.
Blue: The color of the sky + sea (- pollution).
To have the blues, to be blue: Sadness.
“The Blues“: Music about said sadness.
Ironically, blues is traditionally black.
Blue in the news
This month, legendary bluesman BB King passed away. His death didn’t come out of the blue – he was old and sick, plus his woman left him.
A flag representing Earth, the blue planet, has been proposed. Other planets beware, we’re coming for you.
(Sing with us!)
True Blue: Fiercely loyal, faithful.
Baby, I’ll never leave you.
Once in a blue moon: Something rare or infrequent.
Baby, I just want to love you!
Blue Balls: Long time, no sex.
Baby, can’t you see I’m suffering?
Blueberry: A berry that is blue. What a world we live in.
Sick kids prefer nurses wearing blue. Sick adults prefer them wearing nothing.
Psychologists claim that blue represents calm. That’ll be $300, please.’
Source: see the page of the funny website Blue Word Of The Month (May 2015) @Gymglish.com
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