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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 businessballs.com. 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!
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Difficulty:  Challenging
Taken: 27 times

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Ndgrish 82100.00%    139.03 seconds    
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Poodle1956 200100.00%    191.37 seconds    
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Warbux 11190.00%    95.20 seconds    
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Mltlc47 19790.00%    146.42 seconds    
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Sherryb646 7380.00%    95.33 seconds    



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