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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 28 Aug 2009 1:07 am

Newbie09 wrote: :shock: How is an Irish person supposed to survive ha ha ha :cool:
You need to talk to "addadude"!
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Post by jpatokal » Fri, 28 Aug 2009 9:53 am

Newbie09 wrote:Thanks a lot for that AndyD, that’s a really good idea :D Best of both worlds...

Does 5 beers really cost close to $60 though…. :shock: How is an Irish person supposed to survive ha ha ha :cool:
Depends on your choice of beer and where you buy it -- join the uncles at the hawker centres and that'll get you 10!
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Post by AndyD » Fri, 28 Aug 2009 9:57 am

jpatokal wrote:uncles
I have heard this now a few times – is this a term just used to refer to “elders”

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 28 Aug 2009 10:34 am

More of a generic/affectionat term for older/old person (and the other is "Aunties"). Youths normally refer to any elder as "Uncle" even though there is not relationship there. Can sometimes be derogatory as in old fashioned but mostly it's an honorific.
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Post by irvine » Mon, 31 Aug 2009 9:39 am

$60 is good if you're spending it alone, or an occassional date.

The good thing about eating and going out in Singapore, is that you could spend very little and still have a lot of fun. Or spend a lot, and also have a lot of fun.

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