out of the blue : Popular Idioms in English

out of the blue


Elizabeth was walking down the boardwalk when out of the blue she found herself thinking about how her grandmother who had died when she was a little girl.

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  • SMS spam borrows from email phishing with empty promises
    If you get a text message out of the blue telling you you've won a free cruise to an exotic Caribbean location, don't start packing your bags. It's likely just a scam. In its most recent report on SMS spam , Cloudmark notes that scam spam was very popular during the month of May—especially those "get something free" dodges. Something-for-nothing swindles have always been popular with spammers ...
    June 16, 2013 - PC World
  • Greeks shocked as broadcaster is shut to save money
    By Renee Maltezou and Karolina Tagaris ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece announced the closure of its state broadcaster out of the blue on Tuesday, one of the most drastic measures yet in its struggle to shore up its bankrupt state finances and meet the terms of an international bailout. The decision to take ERT off the air at midnight and pay off some 2,600 staff before relaunching it in a slimmed-down ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News