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Postby Mi Amigo » Sat, 09 Mar 2013 10:53 am

I thought this article was interesting (and the comments):

6.9 Million People and An Emotional Hump

Also interesting was that it was republished on a BCL-linked website.

p.s. x9200, sorry - I completely forgot to buy you that beer last night. I will next time, I promise. :)
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Postby JR8 » Sat, 09 Mar 2013 7:59 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:I thought this article was interesting (and the comments):
6.9 Million People and An Emotional Hump
Also interesting was that it was republished on a BCL-linked website.
p.s. x9200, sorry - I completely forgot to buy you that beer last night. I will next time, I promise. :)


Thanks for that link. Interesting chap that blogger. I was struck by how well he writes (I finished a few articles before, with much anticipation, looking up where he was educated: No huge surprise to see he studied 'PPE'* at Oxford, a 'training camp' for wannabe politicians)

And he's not just a one-trick pony either. He is against the population white paper (in it's current form), but argues for ministerial pay. Worth keeping an eye on him I think... <bookmarks>.


* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pe ... rom_Oxford

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Postby x9200 » Sun, 10 Mar 2013 4:20 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:p.s. x9200, sorry - I completely forgot to buy you that beer last night. I will next time, I promise. :)

No worry, I forgot about it myself :)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 10 Mar 2013 4:43 pm

Calvin Cheng was a former NMP (Nominated Member of Parliament)

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Postby Brah » Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:08 pm

zzm9980 wrote:I'm not SGn, but I would likely not marry a local female for similar (but gender-adjusted) stereotypes. I think Brah used the term first, but "wasp chewer" comes to mind.

Not me, I don't even know what that means.

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:36 am

Brah wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:I think Brah used the term first, but "wasp chewer" comes to mind.

Not me, I don't even know what that means.


Google on 'bulldog chewing wasp' and you'll get a good picture.

It's basically some bitter, seriously angry, chick with her face screwed up in fury, hate and derision.

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Postby Brah » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 8:10 am

Mi Amigo wrote:I thought this article was interesting (and the comments):

6.9 Million People and An Emotional Hump

Also interesting was that it was republished on a BCL-linked website.

Wow, an article with sensible comments (haven't read all yet). As JR also noticed.

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Postby Mi Amigo » Tue, 26 Mar 2013 8:13 am

Here's another article; unfortunately this time with the usual bigoted and racist comments...

[url]http://www.tremeritus.com/2013/03/25/former-sg-chief-statistician-defends-white-paper/][/url]
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Postby Brah » Sat, 20 Apr 2013 12:42 pm

Brah wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:I'm not SGn, but I would likely not marry a local female ... the term "wasp chewer" comes to mind.

Not me, I don't even know what that means.

Now that I know this one, sometimes I can't get it out of my head when I come across such types! Like today - about 10 times oredi.

Must be something in the water...

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Postby zzm9980 » Sat, 20 Apr 2013 5:40 pm

Brah wrote:
Brah wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:I'm not SGn, but I would likely not marry a local female ... the term "wasp chewer" comes to mind.

Not me, I don't even know what that means.

Now that I know this one, sometimes I can't get it out of my head when I come across such types! Like today - about 10 times oredi.

Must be something in the water...


Glad I could help :cool: :cool:

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Postby morenangpinay » Mon, 22 Apr 2013 9:59 am

is that the same as "Prawn"?

prawn

To describe a chik that has a mad body, but a bad face.
it comes from when you eat a prawn, you eat the body and throw away the head.... (australian)
person 1: man, did u end up hookin up with that chik?
person 2: yeah, but she was a bit of a prawn tho
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=prawn


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