How well do you know your seafaring phrases? Take the quiz to find out

Sea Shanty TikTok has taken the UK by storm this week! But how well do you know your seafaring phrases?

Chock-a-block, high and dry and at a loose end all commonly used phrases in the English language – but most Brits have no idea they have maritime origins. 

In fact, our poll of 2,000 people found that 95% of us have used a phrase with maritime origins in the past...but a whopping three-quarters had "no idea" that English is so heavily influenced by the sailors, pirates and naval ships of yesteryear.

So, do you know your snug from your slush fund? Take our quiz to find out! 

You can find more details on the findings of our survey in this article.