Why the U.K. Heat Wave Isn’t Like 1976


LONDON — The sun beat down, the reservoirs dried up and, as a minister was appointed to deal with the drought, Britons were urged to restrict their ablutions to just five inches of bath water.

It was 1976 and in those simpler times, people didn’t all complain. In fact, some wore T-shirts with a slogan that quite a few believed — albeit incorrectly — was official government advice: “Save water, share a bath with a friend.”

That is how some in Britain like to recall that one sweaty…



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