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Postby Travailes » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 12:18 am

Is it against the law to whistle ? Just never heard any locals whistling a happy tune as they go about their daily chores !

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Postby sevestert » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 12:22 am

Obviously there isnt such a law. Its just not a habit for most Singaporeans thats all. And in Asian societies, its considered rude to sing or whistle while working because you will disturb people around you.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 8:30 am

sevestert wrote:Obviously there isnt such a law. Its just not a habit for most Singaporeans thats all. And in Asian societies, its considered rude to sing or whistle while working because you will disturb people around you.


As opposed to, of course, pulling up a really big, honkin' lugey and spitting it into the gutter.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 9:03 am

Strong Eagle wrote:
sevestert wrote:Obviously there isnt such a law. Its just not a habit for most Singaporeans thats all. And in Asian societies, its considered rude to sing or whistle while working because you will disturb people around you.


As opposed to, of course, pulling up a really big, honkin' lugey and spitting it into the gutter.


Or playing music on your iPhone/iPod so loud everyone in the office can hear your music word for word.

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Postby nakatago » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 9:12 am

zzm9980 wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:
sevestert wrote:Obviously there isnt such a law. Its just not a habit for most Singaporeans thats all. And in Asian societies, its considered rude to sing or whistle while working because you will disturb people around you.


As opposed to, of course, pulling up a really big, honkin' lugey and spitting it into the gutter.


Or playing music on your iPhone/iPod so loud everyone in the office can hear your music word for word.


Or talking with someone either on the phone or in person so loud everyone in the office can hear your conversation word for word.

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Postby Travailes » Mon, 16 Jan 2012 9:12 am

Strong Eagle wrote:
sevestert wrote:Obviously there isnt such a law. Its just not a habit for most Singaporeans thats all. And in Asian societies, its considered rude to sing or whistle while working because you will disturb people around you.


As opposed to, of course, pulling up a really big, honkin' lugey and spitting it into the gutter.


Too true. Reminds me of the time I took some guests to the Flyer. We had to queue at the washbasins whilst two blokes dredged phlegm from the depths, blasted it out of their nostrils into the sinks and walked off. Really pleasant ! No wonder they still have TB here.


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