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New to Singapore - what is an SPG?

Post by IMA » Sun, 25 Apr 2004 10:10 am

Hi Guys,

I have recently moved to Singapore as a result of business expansion and am keen to meet local ladies.

I have read several comments in previous forums referring to SPG's.

Can somebody kindly explain what an SPG is?

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Post by Bafana » Sun, 25 Apr 2004 10:41 am

SPG refers to Sarong Party Girl made even more famous by the book of the same name - Go down to Popular and get yourself a copy as it is really funny and see myself in the mirror as the typical Ang Mo many times (Have attached scan of cover) :D

Basically an SPG is a more then friendly Singaporean girl who lkikes to date Ang Mo's - She is more outgoing in terms of sexual adventures and less stuck in her cultural issues :wink:
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Post by Pal » Sun, 25 Apr 2004 3:42 pm

Bafana wrote:SPG refers to Sarong Party Girl made even more famous by the book of the same name - Go down to Popular and get yourself a copy as it is really funny and see myself in the mirror as the typical Ang Mo many times (Have attached scan of cover) :D

Basically an SPG is a more then friendly Singaporean girl who lkikes to date Ang Mo's - She is more outgoing in terms of sexual adventures and less stuck in her cultural issues :wink:
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Popular: Popular Bookshop
Ang Mo (chinese dialect) refers to Caucasian

FYI ...

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Post by NBB » Sun, 25 Apr 2004 3:55 pm

Short for Ang Moh Kio, meaning, by all means correct me if I'm wrong, Red Haired Monkey.

Always meant affectionately, I'm sure.

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Post by Pal » Sun, 25 Apr 2004 6:15 pm

NBB wrote:Short for Ang Moh Kio, meaning, by all means correct me if I'm wrong, Red Haired Monkey.

Always meant affectionately, I'm sure.

:-)

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Should be Ang Moh Kow - Red Haired Monkey

Kow is Monkey
Kio is Carrot

Some chinese hokkien terms :wink:

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Post by NBB » Sun, 25 Apr 2004 6:18 pm

So the road is called Red Haired Carrot :?: :?: :?: That's weird, no? Why call a road after a hairy vegetable? That isn't even hairy. A red haired monkey (like an Orang Utang) I understand. But a carrot?

Weird. :?

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Post by IMA » Sun, 25 Apr 2004 6:28 pm

oh gee, glad I'm not from Utah ! :lol: :twisted: :lol: :D

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Post by Pal » Sun, 25 Apr 2004 6:31 pm

There is another meaning for Kio - Bridge ...

I presume Ang Mo Kio means Red Haired Bridge? or perhaps in the past there was a bridge in that area that was occupied by westerners? And thats how it got its name from ....

Just my guess 8)

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Post by Bafana » Sun, 25 Apr 2004 9:24 pm

Pal wrote:There is another meaning for Kio - Bridge ...

I presume Ang Mo Kio means Red Haired Bridge? or perhaps in the past there was a bridge in that area that was occupied by westerners? And thats how it got its name from ....

Just my guess 8)
I work in construction and I asked some of the local contractor's when I made the connection between the two names - Apparantly the engineeer who designed the bridge was a westerner and had red hair :roll:

Anyway thats what I was told...

IMA, whats the need to know?

Have fun finding out anyway :wink:

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Post by NBB » Mon, 26 Apr 2004 12:12 am

Makes sense Bafana.

Although it's still a bit funky that we Caucs would be associatd with red hair, because red hair in the West is more the exception than the rule.

Brown haired monkey would 've been more correct I think.

Is it too late to switch to this?

;-)

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Post by fitcher » Tue, 24 Jul 2007 10:47 pm

SPGs are usually chinese sluts who needs validation and attention when they are walking with a white guy. Its true. they put a snobby freak face.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 24 Jul 2007 11:51 pm

What's the matter? Lose your Girlfriend to an Expat? Sure sounds like a case of sour grapes to me. They don't need validation and attention when walking with a white guy. They already have it. :???:
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by La grande boucle » Wed, 25 Jul 2007 10:05 am

Validation? That sounds a bit too scientific for the occasion I'd say.

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Post by zjules » Wed, 25 Jul 2007 2:46 pm

What would you call a more then friendly Ang moh guy who likes to date Singaporeans? :wink:
I think the whole SPG thing has been taken a bit far, so that its now used to refer to ANY Singaporean girl who is seen with an 'Ang moh'...

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Post by muratkorman » Wed, 25 Jul 2007 4:07 pm

La grande boucle wrote:Validation? That sounds a bit too scientific for the occasion I'd say.
I always felt that my reason of coming here to Singapore as "Validation Engineer" wasn't for a pharmaceutical plant project. Thanks to you, ladies and gentlemen, I know what I have to do. I will include SPG validation in my resume :wink:
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