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.

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‘Blue

Definition

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.

Baby Blues

(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?

I’ve got the blues...

Blue Facts

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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Happy #BlueSummer2015 everyone!

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