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Who are you supposed to sing 'Happy Birthday' to when washing your hands?

Who are you supposed to sing 'Happy Birthday' to when washing your hands?

This morning I sang "Happy Birthday to You" to myself in the bathroom even though it isn't my birthday. It felt wrong. I was washing my hands, as I've done approximately 50 times over the past two days, because I've now joined the masses of paranoid people worried about contracting the new coronavirus (which results in the disease that's been officially

Cleaning up: the best 20-second songs to wash your hands to

Cleaning up: the best 20-second songs to wash your hands to

The health secretary Matt Hancock has suggested that in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, people should wash their hands while singing Happy Birthday – twice, though – in order to ensure the operation lasts the recommended 20 seconds. As a tune like Happy Birthday gets old fast, especially when it isn’t anyone’s birthday, are there any other