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QUIZ: Can you name the Anglicised modern phrases from their original word or phrase?

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Original word/phrase/meaningModern word/phraseLanguage/Reason for change or invention
Word created to be longest in English languageEverett M. Smith in 1935
Eke-nameChinese whisper
NoumpereChinese whisper
Verloren HoopDutch
To have another think comingChinese whisper
NadderChinese whisper
Lamb raised in house and reared by handGeneral application
God blind meChinese whisper
HashashinPersian
Original word/phrase/meaningModern word/phraseLanguage/Reason for change or invention
NapronChinese whisper
Anglo-Saxon word for foodDue to larger variety in diet
Ad breviareLatin
l'eprit d'escalierFrench/Thinking of a witty response too late
DécheveléFrench
GagéeFrench
Bog StandardChinese whisper and general application
Helpe meetOld Testament
RibbesperGerman

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