turn the air blue

turn the air blue

To use profane language, especially with great rapidity and intensity. My dad turned the air blue after he found out I'd put a dent in his car.
See also: air, blue, turn
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turn the air blue MANCHESTER CITY'S financial power has taken the club a long way.
To hear Hodgson, a well-educated and urbane man, turn the air blue in such a fashion came as a surprise to many.
Schoolchildren can turn the air blue and headmasters and teachers would do well to hold weekly sessions based on etiquette and good manners.
Rob Hulse gave Derby hope after Edwards added to Gareth McAuley's fourthminute tap-in - but Wickham had the final say to give Clough even more reason to turn the air blue.
HIS fans, and staff, are used to hearing him turn the air blue when he sees red in the kitchen.
So did Mrs Bishop turn the air blue when she found out what her husband is going to reveal?
NEW York newcomer Eamon will turn the air blue when he comes to Scotland in July.
All the blood and thunder of GAA is here including the passionate half time talks that often turn the air blue and leave the players ready to give their all when they step back on to the field.
Connolly's language may turn the air blue but the South of England's scenery is stunning.
Green-feathered Orville and his archrival Cuddles the Monkey join ventriloquist Keith Harris for an evening likely to turn the air blue.
Ibrox chairman David Murray is set to turn the air blue - with a Rangers RADIO station.
I'D LOVE to know exactly what Gordon Strachan said that made Aiden McGeady turn the air blue.
LIAM RIDGEWELL admits he was surprised Birmingham fans didn't turn the air blue on his home debut and has urged them to release their pent up emotions on Matthew Upson tomorrow instead.
For the second week running following his side's goalless draw at Aston Villa, Mourinho, who had started to turn the air blue in the final stages, was forced to settle for a Barclays Premiership point.