Originally Posted by Slick
Its not the safest but it will work and its probably more safe plugging it in in the UK than plugging the same appliance in in thailand.
Dangerous advice. It's got nothing to do with which country's grid and house wiring it's plugged in to and everything to do with the quality of the appliance.
The earth is for safety if the internal wiring in the appliance shorts with the outer casing.