A new survey of London hotels shows the mugs have the toilet flusher beat when it comes to harboring icky, sickly germs.
Almost two-thirds of the London hotel room mugs failed cleanliness tests conducted by a microbiologist working with Holiday Which? magazine and a fair amount included fecal germs.
By contrast, only one of the toilet handles in the survey came up contaminated.
Mugs are the No. 1 most contaminated item in London hotels, out-yucking toilet seats, sink basins and light switches.
On a positive note, the launderers in Londons hotels seem to be doing a bang up job. None of the bedsheets tested failed the cleanliness report and the towels were among the cleanest items in the rooms.
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