With the threat of the coronavirus looming, experts recommend folks be diligent about washing their hands. We’re often told that the correct way to wash your hands is for 20 seconds, or about the same amount of time it takes to sing “Happy Birthday” twice. But if you’re not a fan of the birthday tune, someone has solved the problem.
Twitter userJen Monniernotes that she’s “tired of singing Happy Birthday” while hand washing, and has offered up a list of other songs with 20-second choruses that you can put in its place, and they are way more enjoyable.
Those songs include:
- “Love on Top” – Beyoncé
- “Landslide” – Fleetwood Mac
- “Raspberry Beret” – Prince
- “Jolene” – Dolly Parton
- “Africa” - Toto
- “Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
Check out the songs to the right.
You're supposed to wash your hands for 20 sec, which is the time it takes to sing Happy Birthday twice. But I'm tired of singing Happy Birthday and you probably are too, so I've done the very important public service of compiling other songs with roughly 20 sec choruses to sing: