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Postby JR8 » Sat, 06 Sep 2014 7:05 pm

[i]'Singaporeans use the phrase “catch no ball”

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Postby Blade » Sat, 06 Sep 2014 7:43 pm

Correct,correct...

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Postby Brah » Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:44 pm

re the title, sorry, no, no need to learn this at all.

The website is of dubious veracity, or, guilty of believing its own BS, saying
"...although, Singaporeans are well trained to speak correct English"

Again, sorry, no. They are instructed and most cannot speak "correct" English.

Or in the local pidgin, caaaaaaaaawrecked.

BTW, is "Singlish fluency" an oxymoron? "

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Postby Wd40 » Sat, 06 Sep 2014 11:17 pm

Brah wrote:re the title, sorry, no, no need to learn this at all.

The website is of dubious veracity, or, guilty of believing its own BS, saying
"...although, Singaporeans are well trained to speak correct English"

Again, sorry, no. They are instructed and most cannot speak "correct" English.

Or in the local pidgin, caaaaaaaaawrecked.

BTW, is "Singlish fluency" an oxymoron? "


This is something I find very funny. To me it sounds more like Khawrekh :lol:

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Postby Brah » Sat, 06 Sep 2014 11:26 pm

Wd40 wrote:
Brah wrote:re the title, sorry, no, no need to learn this at all.

The website is of dubious veracity, or, guilty of believing its own BS, saying
"...although, Singaporeans are well trained to speak correct English"

Again, sorry, no. They are instructed and most cannot speak "correct" English.

Or in the local pidgin, caaaaaaaaawrecked.

BTW, is "Singlish fluency" an oxymoron? "


This is something I find very funny. To me it sounds more like Khawrekh :lol:

Sounds more like it.
What's wrecked is the English. Singlish is an English train wreck.

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 07 Sep 2014 10:09 am

Wd40 wrote:
Brah wrote:Again, sorry, no. They are instructed and most cannot speak "correct" English. Or in the local pidgin, caaaaaaaaawrecked.


This is something I find very funny. To me it sounds more like Khawrekh :lol:


To me it sounds more like car-wreck, as in 'See, carwreck or not hor!'

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Sun, 07 Sep 2014 11:40 am

I got 100% in that test :-|
Congratulations, you are truly Singaporean. Before you go makan, why not jio your friends to try the quiz, or try our quiz again, sekali you tai ko only.
To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late

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Postby ecureilx » Sun, 07 Sep 2014 11:57 am

rajagainstthemachine wrote:Before you go makan, why not jio your friends to try the quiz, or try our quiz again, sekali you tai ko only.


can you translate that??? :D

:twisted: :twisted:

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Postby Blade » Mon, 08 Sep 2014 8:43 pm

I just can't stand AMDK using 'lah'. It's so lame and pathetic.

Btw if you have a weak heart don't go here:

http://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/eat-d ... -woman-16/

Also: http://www.thesmartlocal.com/read/20-singaporean-slangs

A bit of Reality for you.

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Postby Brah » Tue, 09 Sep 2014 7:07 pm

Nothing new there, more of the same poor English.

Nice try slipping in that acronym there

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 09 Sep 2014 7:39 pm

I can't stand acronyms, btw what did that one even mean?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 09 Sep 2014 8:12 pm

It just means he's too freakin' lazy to spell it out. Like most locals.

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 09 Sep 2014 8:29 pm

JR8 wrote:I can't stand acronyms, btw what did that one even mean?

Using btw and can't stand acronyms in one sentence could be seen as not extremely convincing.

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 09 Sep 2014 8:45 pm

Or intentional British irony ....


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