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The Great British plug.

After reading that Tesla comic, one thing led to another and I found myself hunting out an article i’d read years ago comparing the world’s domestic power supplies. It turns out it was this “Plug versus Plug” piece by CNET from 2009. If you’re polite, you might say the article is “light-hearted”. Personally, i think i’d opt for “daft bollocks thrown together on a Friday afternoon”. That said, I rather enjoyed reading it (and enough so to remember it years later). Ignore the daft and it’s a nice reminder that Britain is capable of great planning and engineering, and that our 3-pronged beauty is actually something to be proud of.