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In a straw house, what should we do if it’s hot?

In a straw house, what should we do if it’s hot?

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Air conditioners are often found in villas, offices, schools, and other modern buildings. But did you know that one man installed an air conditioner in a straw house?  

A photo recently posted by Perk Mi on Facebook shows an air conditioner hanging on the wall of a straw house. It has gained 10,000 likes, 1,000 shares and 500 comments.

‘Really funny,’ commented Pan Vannak. ‘A roof of the house is made from mildew-coloured palm leaf and the wall is from thatch, but there is an air conditioner.’

Nin Pheakdey commented: ‘Modern house 2013.’

‘Unusual thing, which normal person cannot understand, is made by abnormal person,’ commented Samia Chhai.


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