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Old 02-10-2020, 07:09 AM
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Originally Posted by UY Scuti View Post
"Shitty reality TV" shows American homes where houses worth hundreds of thousands of dollars are entirely built of wood. Walls are hollow, and only a few inches thick. Seriously, this is unimaginable for many Europeans. When I saw (on the news) that American towns were almost completely wiped out by tornadoes I just couldn't believe it. Most houses in Europe are made of brick or concrete, with thick exterior and interior walls. Maybe houses in the USA have the same building standards and European TV viewers are presented a distorted image of the American life.
We build our houses differently than you. And for what it's worth, your brick houses wouldn't fare too well against a tornado either. Our brick buildings certainly didn't.
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