Lost in translation: Foreign girls flip Thai rice steamers into hilarious hats

Thai netizens expressed their admiration and laughed at two overseas women who mistook Thai-style bamboo sticky rice steamers for hats. They bought them from a local vendor who could not talk very nicely as a result of language barrier.
A Thai man named Surat Seehabut shared photos of the two European ladies wearing hats which appeared like weaving baskets. The caption said…
“At a neighborhood grocery shop, the overseas prospects inquired, “What is this?” and pointed on the sticky rice steamer. The vendor knowledgeable them, “This is a หวด (Huad which means sticky rice steamers).” They might need misheard “huad” as “hat” so they bought them.”
The post rapidly gained over 4,seven-hundred reactions and 5,000 shares from Thai netizens. Many of them expressed their admiration for the foreigners however a quantity of couldn’t help however chuckle at their cute trend alternative in the comments section…
“That is a great thought. It can protect them from the sun! Multipurpose haud!”
“This will turn into a fashion item of world luxurious brand just like our colourful massive bag which was previously adapted by Balenciaga.”
“That is funny!”
“Vietnamese-style hat?”
“They are not mistaken, they just did not know. It is cute this fashion though.”
“I like this so much! Haha!”
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The sticky rice steamer is a basket produced from bamboo strips. Thai folks, particularly locals within the northeastern provinces, use it to cook dinner steamed sticky rice. The sticky rice is usually wrapped in a cloth earlier than being placed contained in the streamer. Then, the steamer is placed over an aluminium pot with water and boiled much like the cooking means of Chinese dim-sum dishes.
This latest incident brings to mind an analogous story reported on May 5 of last 12 months. Thai netizens couldn’t help but snicker when a overseas girl mistakenly handled a desk in entrance of a spirit house as a resting spot. She was seen within the video sitting on a red stool and taking a table filled with offerings as armrests..

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