into the wild blue yonder

into the wild blue yonder

To a location far away that is appealingly unknown and mysterious. I often dream about selling all my possessions, buying a plane ticket to Europe, and setting off into the wild blue yonder.
See also: blue, wild, yonder
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Overtaking is simply a matter of thought and it's done whenever a straight piece of road appears, one tailgating woman in a Land Rover Discovery must have wondered where I'd gone as I accelerated away from her into the wild blue yonder.
The pilot said, "You guys are crazy." Then he jumped into his plane and flew off into the wild blue yonder.
Lips puckered, hands shoved into vest or pants pockets, giving dead-sexy gazes off into the wild blue yonder. In this case, the yonder is the historic Edson Keith Mansion on the shores of Phillippi Creek, and tonight is the second annual Men, Whiskey and Watches benefiting the Child Protection Center.
Marking the 110th anniversary of this achievement, AP Physics students at South High Community School made significant strides forward in their own attempts to reach into the wild blue yonder as they designed and constructed their own model airplane gliders.
Air Force anthem: "Off we go, into the wild blue yonder ..."
Flying is more than just hopping in your aircraft and taking off into the wild blue yonder.
Off I Went into the Wild Blue Yonder by John James Knudsen.
Family of fliers: Sue and Tim with son William, left, and on duty in Glasgow, right Into the wild blue yonder: Pilot Sue with her navigator Gareth Littlechild at start of their Tornado training in 1998
Of course, this being a supernatural thriller, the plot does spin out into the wild blue yonder that stretches believability but thanks to Moore, it remains grounded in a kind of plausible reality.
It is framed in the Air Force hymn Off We Go Into The Wild Blue Yonder.
Though perhaps initially inspired by the 1940 and 1967 versions of One Million BC, the first starring Victor Mature, the second, Raquel Welch, 10,000 BC has gone beyond those films' simple story of the humble Shell people and the hostile Rock people and into the wild blue yonder. As Emmerich's co-writer, Harald Kloser, archly puts it, "Roland and I never intended for 10,000 BC to be a documentary."What that means in practice is that 10,000 BC envisions the icy environs of the late Pleistocene epoch as a place that people could simply walk out of if they had the requisite gumption and a heck of a good reason to hit the trail.Our hero, the hunter D'Leh (Steven Strait), has both.
Excuse me, Mr Blair, before you rip open your shirt to reveal your Superman suit and fly off into the wild blue yonder, just how will a dead duck Prime Minister, whose P45 is in the post, convince our fellow Americans to give up the good life that they have enjoyed for so long, or China, whose ever mounting attack on world trade, with power stations being built week after week, is as much as a threat to the ozone layer as the Yanks?
Though leaping into the wild blue yonder can test the mettle of even the bravest Airman, cadets learn everything they need to float safely to earth before they ever hear the jumpmaster's order, "stand in the door." In fact.
Into the Wild Blue Yonder: My Life in the Air Force.
Take a look at the pretty mainland resorts of Sivota and Parga, on the wild and mountainous shore of the Ionian Sea, where there are big sandy beaches, attractive family resorts I and the option of renting a car and heading off into the wild blue yonder of Epirus and the Pindos Mountains, where there are hidden valleys, lost villages, lakes and ancient ruins.