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Likely Origins of Words and Phrases

lindaLinda on 05/05/2006

LikelyOriginsofWordsandPhrases Photo I will give you some data about the origin of a word or phrase and then you pick the word or phrase. My source is Here they give the most plausible origins they have been able to find from reliable sources for cliches, expressions and words. Some have multiple possibilities so could not include them here. Enjoy!
10 Questions

Rating:  (7.50/9)
Difficulty:  Challenging
Taken: 27 times

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Player: Level: % Correct: Time to Complete:
Ndgrish 82100.00%    139.03 seconds    
Poodle1956 200100.00%    191.37 seconds    
Warbux 11190.00%    95.20 seconds    
Marieann 14090.00%    102.15 seconds    
Siouxsie 10490.00%    117.70 seconds    
Bigbird 25090.00%    136.01 seconds    
Billkozy 29190.00%    142.93 seconds    
Mltlc47 19790.00%    146.42 seconds    
Kaufman 26990.00%    147.41 seconds    
Sherryb646 7380.00%    95.33 seconds    

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