Lack of Mixing Taps in Britain

Deploring change is the unchangeable habit of an Englishman.
Raymond Postgate

Another instance of native masochism blatantly manifesting itself is the high-and-low temperature segregation that is religiously followed even in some of the most non-racist and progressive households. This apartheid in water temperature eternalizes itself by means of the separate taps system, according to which a combination of the two extreme, unfriendly-to-life temperatures is a non-option unless one decides to insert an aesthetically criminal bifurcate plastic tube appendage called a mixer.

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