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Heard "BOLT from theBlue" !! -What is the meaning and its desi equivalent please !!

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Asked by Rose, 12 Jun '12 10:41 am
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Ms. Rose, The meaning is a "Thunderbolt from the Blue sky". Any sudden death news will be referred to as thus.... . . . .
Answered by Sunderaam, 12 Jun '12 10:54 am

 
  
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Some news from unknown/unexpected source which could either be good or bad
Answered by rajan, 12 Jun '12 10:45 am

 
  
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A complete surprise, like a bolt of lightning from a blue sky.

This has the feel of a Shakespearian or Biblical phrase, but it isn't as old as it sounds. There are several forms of it: 'out of the blue', 'a bolt out of the blue', etc. The earliest citation is Thomas Carlyle, in The French Revolution, 1837:

"Arrestment, sudden really as a bolt out of the Blue, has hit strange victims."
Answered by Psycho, 12 Jun '12 10:44 am

 
  
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My two-year old nephew cant get enough of Lingo the Lion and ever since I watched the DVD Animals, I can see why.

One of the offerings from the bilingual publisher Little GuruSkool, Animals is what Id call a Desi equivalent of the immensely popular Baby Einstein series. Combining video footage of the natural world with animated characters, adorable little puppets and Desi babies, and catchy music, it promises to help the diasporic subcontinental parent introduce their children to the Indian culture in a fun and interactive way.
Source: Myself
Answered by kunal, 12 Jun '12 10:44 am

 
  
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Something that you do not expect to happen and that surprises you very much The news that they had got married was a bolt from the blue. He seemed to be very happy in his job, so his resignation came as a bolt out of the blue.
Answered by anil garg, 16 Jun '12 11:58 pm

 
  
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In Bengali "Bina meghey bajropaat' literary translation "thunder without clouds".
Answered by Sarmistha Sasmal, 13 Jun '12 10:34 pm

 
  
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