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Mum, mom, or mim?

Postby Dr Nicola Davies » Sun, 06 Nov 2011 6:14 am

Hi All,

Two questions on correct spelling/names in Singapore.

Mum, mom, or mim? Favourite or favorite?

Help would be appreciated.

Nicola

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Postby beppi » Sun, 06 Nov 2011 8:07 am

Depends whether you prefer American or British English.
In Singlish anything also can lah!

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Postby Dr Nicola Davies » Sun, 06 Nov 2011 8:10 am

Thanks for the response. But what would be the most suitable option for a native Singaporean?

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Postby beppi » Sun, 06 Nov 2011 8:15 am

"In Singlish anything also can lah!"
translates to
"As long as you add lah to the end of every sentence, you can write what- and however you want!"
That's the spirit of the local vernacular.

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 06 Nov 2011 8:20 am

Dr Nicola Davies wrote:Thanks for the response. But what would be the most suitable option for a native Singaporean?


Mudder.

And favourite is not a Singlish word, too long, don't know. Look forward to other's suggestions :)

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Postby richie303 » Sun, 06 Nov 2011 10:43 pm

I think it's Mumeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


That's certainly what my daughter now calls my wife....
Richie - East Coast Superbabe...

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Postby durain » Sun, 06 Nov 2011 11:08 pm

being a british colonies, it should be "favourite".

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Postby Vaucluse » Mon, 07 Nov 2011 4:02 pm

durain wrote:being a british colonies, it should be "favourite".


Coming from someone who couldn't spell 'durian' correctly . . . :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby nakatago » Mon, 07 Nov 2011 4:05 pm

Vaucluse wrote:
durain wrote:being a british colonies, it should be "favourite".


Coming from someone who couldn't spell 'durian' correctly . . . :lol: :lol: :lol:


oh snap...

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Postby beppi » Mon, 07 Nov 2011 5:11 pm

It should be Dourian!

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Postby Vaucluse » Sun, 13 Nov 2011 6:22 pm

beppi wrote:It should be Dourian!


Only if you're French . . . and it would be Dourienne because it/she can be painful to handle, therefore feminine
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 13 Nov 2011 8:39 pm

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 13 Nov 2011 10:55 pm

Oh pi$$ off will ya!

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Postby Vaucluse » Mon, 14 Nov 2011 8:24 pm

Why are you being so rude to SMS . . . we should all be more respectful to our elders
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