Blue Blood
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Blue Blood


The phrase ‘blue blood’ originates from an old sentiment that aristocratic blood was blue. Normally used to describe royal family members.

Example in use: “I often remind my husband that I have blue blood flowing through my veins.”

Interesting fact

This phrase probably comes from the fact that at the time, in England, it was not posh to have a sun tan, since manual workers were always tanned from being outdoors all day, so those who stayed indoors had to be wealthy!