Quiz: Can You Guess Where This Saying Originated?

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It's time to let the cat out of the bag!

Test/quiz about famous English/American sayings that are used commonly. Break a leg. Once in a blue moon.

 Jul 26, 2016
1 of 10What are the origins of this saying?
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"Let the cat out of the bag!"
A beer company
Flower markets
18th century street fraud
2 of 10Who is responsible for this saying?
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"You're pulling my leg!"
3 of 10In what place did this saying come from?
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"Break a leg!"
4 of 10Why do people say this?
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"Dressed to the nines!"
The best suits used 9 yards of fabric
You look terrible
You are driving to a gala 9 miles away
5 of 10Who said this famous saying?
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"Do not count your chickens before they have hatched!"
President Obama
6 of 10Where was this saying used most often?
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"Close but no cigar!"
7 of 10What phenomenon started this saying?
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"Once in a blue moon!"
When you color with two different shades of blue
When two blue whales mate
Two full moons in one calendar month
8 of 10What do the initials in this saying mean?
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"Mind your P's and Q's!"
Pulse and Quake
Purses and Quads
Pints and Quarts
9 of 10Which profession came up with this saying?
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"Rule of thumb!"
School teachers
10 of 10Where does this saying come from?
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"Stay on the straight and narrow!"
Matthew 7:13/14
Jesus 98:1/2
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