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#172708 - 01/21/08 09:41 AM Color Blue
The color Blue is also used as "Bluie" to describe a red haired person on a sports team in Australia. The general rule for organizing a team is that you need at least one "Bluie" since they are presumed to be more reckless and crazier than aother members.
#172780 - 01/22/08 12:11 PM Re: Color Blue [Re: pretzldog]
How interesting. Have you any idea how the term "bluie" came to designated a red-haired person?
#172788 - 01/22/08 01:27 PM Re: Color Blue [Re: Sparteye]
Loc: this too shall pass
'bluey' is also the term used for a bushman's bundle, the outside cover of which is often blue. other than that, I understood it was typical Strine foolishness.
-joe (Bruce) friday
#172789 - 01/22/08 01:38 PM Re: Color Blue [Re: tsuwm]
Maybe it's one of those things like when you call a small guy "moose" or a huge guy "tiny"
#172807 - 01/22/08 09:05 PM Re: Color Blue [Re: Sparteye]
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
More info. here, including a couple of reliable sources:
#172816 - 01/23/08 12:02 AM Re: Color Blue [Re: Jackie]
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
I always assumed that it was due to the bluish cast of skin that some non-tanning type redheads have. No idea why tho'
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