Language Quiz / Word/Phrase origins

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

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