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Postby durain » Wed, 21 May 2014 11:09 pm

JR8 wrote:
Sergei82 wrote:People, hold you breath...........

I converted to Islam a month and a half ago!


But I bet you still enjoy beer and sausage :lol: :cool: :P


and bakkwa, bak kut tea, lap cheong, roast pork, etc.

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 21 May 2014 11:35 pm

JR8 wrote:
Sergei82 wrote:People, hold you breath...........

I converted to Islam a month and a half ago!


But I bet you still enjoy beer and sausage :lol: :cool: :P


halal beer and halal sausage got lah .... ;)

about conversion, well, every time I sit through a mass, and when the Catholic priest reminds the flock about the legality of both being catholics and not ... I smile

and once, the said priest admittd times are changing and all are welcome, converted or not .... and wamly once asked what's the plan for baptism of the small one (whose parents aren't legally married in the eyes of the Catholic church ;) )

and I casually once said to him, I'd rather join the Anglican church who aren't so strict , as married men / women there can be doing services.... he could only smile ....

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Postby Sergei82 » Thu, 22 May 2014 4:46 pm

Talking about pork, I rarely ate it anyway (prefer beef or chicken).

For the beer, I'll reconvert again for the evening. :)

But if I come, I'll be probably ard 9 pm at earliest.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 22 May 2014 5:06 pm

Not a problem, with the time or the reconversion! :lol:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 22 May 2014 5:08 pm

Hey squirrel, that's never been a problem with the catholic church. My wife is an OTT Catholic who married a pagan (ROM obviously) who had been married 2x before. Both of my kids were baptized as RCs.

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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 22 May 2014 5:16 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Hey squirrel, that's never been a problem with the catholic church. My wife is an OTT Catholic who married a pagan (ROM obviously) who had been married 2x before. Both of my kids were baptized as RCs.


I can list a few RC churches here who will explicitly refuse to baptize unless you produce the confirmation of both parents and God parents ...

while a few arent so strict ....

just go to the RC church which is just all-embracing ... ;) ;)

including one that accepted me as a God Father ... (no, not the Mafia one .... )

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 22 May 2014 5:45 pm

It helps when one has a redemptorist priest in the extended family. ;-)

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Re: Definition: Malay ?

Postby the lynx » Wed, 28 May 2014 1:14 pm

JR8 wrote:In another topic, the definition of 'Malay' arises:

the lynx wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
JR8 wrote: I mean 'Black Trash' WTH!?

Now if you bitch about a Malaysian wedding...

Malay wedding...
Malaysian refers to nationality of country Malaysia, not ethnicity of the Malays.
:P :P :P


And yet...
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Ma·lay [mey-ley, muh-ley]
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a racially intermixed, generally short-statured people who are the dominant population of the Malay Peninsula and adjacent islands.
2. of or pertaining to the language or culture of these people. noun
3. a member of the Malay people.
4. an Austronesian language of Malaysia and Singapore, differing from Indonesian only in orthography.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/malay?s=t

Ma·lay·sian [muh-ley-zhuhn, -shuhn]
1. a native or inhabitant of Malaysia.
2. Malay (adjective)
3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Malaysia or its inhabitants.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Malaysian?s=t
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So a Malay is a generally 'short-statured' (hehehe) person of the Malay peninsular (and islands).

But a Malay is also a native or inhabitant, of what ever ethnicity, of Malaysia.

Therefore is a wedding between non-Malay Malaysians still a Malay wedding?


I just saw this.

Based on what you posted, my statement still stands, except for note 2 and 3 for Malaysian.


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