As opposed to the population of which country? C'mon SMS, we haven't had a good fight for ages so let's have at it!sundaymorningstaple wrote:Remember that this country's infrastructure is 1st world, the population not necessarily so.
Longstebe, I'd ask them not to talk to other expats or read this forum so they can come and form their own opinions instead of coming with pre-conceived notions. An open mind (instead of judgments about how things "should" be) is a rarity and what I like most in foreigners. It's also what I try to bring to other countries myself.longstebe wrote:What would be the best advice to give to newbie tourists or workers looking to relocate to SG.
Just having some fun with you SMS. My perception of class is that it's a beautiful paradox: Only a classy person (or country) is in a position to think that another is not classy, but a classy person would never think that.sundaymorningstaple wrote:I don't think there are a number of fixed criteria that has to be met but, instead, a general perception
For ang moh to call local friends parents uncle and auntie seems uncool to them....Never heard an ang moh saying those words....unless its their relative maybe.vbelle wrote:Aunty is how you call older women...its a form of respect...
say...you have a local friend, you dont call their parents with their name, but with Aunty and Uncle..
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