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.
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.
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.
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.
Still, I had an uneasy, queasy angst when Lasky threw me out the door of the plane and into the wild blue yonder to officially describe the third inning, with the JetHawks ahead 2-0.
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.
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.
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.
But despite the risks of illness or accident, one in three will head-off into the wild blue yonder with no insurance Tom Griffiths, founder of gapyear.