Limited knowledge of Bible impact in Britain

Nearly half of Britons believe the Bible is an important book but many fail to realise its influence on everyday language, a survey suggests.

More people believe the expression “a drop in the bucket” originated from Tony Blair – at 12 per cent – than from the Bible – at just seven per cent – an online poll for the Bible Society has shown.

The research into the views of 2,379 people carried out earlier this month showed nearly the same proportion believed the phrase “the writing on the wall” was from the Beatles, at 18 per cent, as from the Bible, at 19 per cent.

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