Crazy Average Singaporeans Offend Me

Rice I Am A Crazy Rich Asian, And Crazy Average Singaporeans Offend Me Pan Jie 25 April 2018 Dear Singapore, As a crazy rich Asian, I am deeply offended that you guys are offended by Crazy Rich Asians. When I saw the trailer drop yesterday, I was so excited that I nearly spat oolong all … Continue reading Crazy Average Singaporeans Offend Me

We Don’t Care About Thaipusam, We Just Resent White People

Rice We Don’t Care About Thaipusam, We Just Resent White People Rachel Lau 20 March 2018 Why is live music banned for Thaipusam but not for St Patrick’s Day? This was the question on everyone’s mind when the police issued a ‘public entertainment license’ for last weekend’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations permitting the playing of … Continue reading We Don’t Care About Thaipusam, We Just Resent White People

Singaporean English is Almost Impossible to Pick Up

Atlas Obscura Singaporean English is Almost Impossible to Pick Up Urvija Banerji 2 May 2016 Wah lao! Why can’t I speak Singlish? The Merlion is a famous statue and symbol of Singapore. “To merlion” in Singlish means to puke everywhere. (Photo: WolfgangSladkowski/CC BY 3.0) “Two dollar onny, dis one,” a street vendor might say to … Continue reading Singaporean English is Almost Impossible to Pick Up