(CNN)You see it every New Year’s Eve when the clock strikes midnight: people faking their way through “Auld Lang Syne.”

We don’t blame them; no one really knows the words to the song — even though we sing it all over the world when we ring in the New Year.The British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s conducted a study this year and found just 3% in the United Kingdom know the words (42% of millennials have no clue, it said).”Auld Lang Syne,” which means “times gone by,” is a Scottish tune written by poet Robert Burns in 1788. But Scots didn’t fare much better. Only 7% know all the lyrics, Sainbury’s said.Admittedly, it’s a hard song. The full lyrics are below. At least get the first verse and chorus right, and belt it loud and proud!Read More(P.S.: It’s NOT “Old Land Sign”) Should auld acquaintance be forgot,And never brought to mind?Should auld acquaintance be forgot,And auld lang syne.CHORUSFor auld lang syne, my jo,For auld lang syne.We’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet,

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