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The Origin of Catchphrases and Common Idioms



marynualaMarynuala on 08/06/2006

TheOriginofCatchphrasesandCommonIdioms Photo How many times have you used cliches like "back to square one" or "get a life" without ever wondering about their origin. In this quiz, you can reflect upon, and tease out the sources of their derivation. Have fun, and thank you for taking my quiz.
12 Questions




Rating:  (7.56/9)
Difficulty:  Very Difficult
Taken: 84 times

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Player: Level: % Correct: Time to Complete:
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Raffertybarnes 18058.33%    129.16 seconds    
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Weyoun 23150.00%    177.73 seconds    
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Emily214 3550.00%    245.24 seconds    
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Naggie 2050.00%    289.77 seconds    
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Garrybl 28450.00%    295.27 seconds    
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Zoinkin 3850.00%    378.59 seconds    
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Jank0614 6750.00%    398.30 seconds    
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Urstar 6750.00%    487.40 seconds    
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Nathalie 3550.00%    608.08 seconds    
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Klsuch 1550.00%    1516.38 seconds    



Comments (1)
godwit
Godwit  (Level: 79.0)
Fri, 8th May '09 1:33 AM

great topic. Sometimes can't follow all the text. Write some more, though, as so interesting.







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