Five popular phrases associated with the Titanic?

Wallace Hartley - bandleader on Titanic
Wallace Hartley, leader of the band that played on

Few events have captured the public imagination like the sinking of the Titanic on the night of the 14th April 1912. Five phrases associated with the disaster are still in common use.

  1. And the band played on.
  2. The tip of the iceberg.
  3. Women and children first.
  4.  The unsinkable ship.
  5.  Rearranging the deckchairs.

Read the stories behind each phrase here 
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