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PostSubject: English VS Singlish   Thu Aug 02 2007, 10:02

Who says our English is teruk.? Just see below - Ours is simple, short,
concise, straight-to-point, effective etc......... ahem....

WHEN GIVING A CUSTOMER BAD NEWS
Britons: I'm sorry, Sir, but we don't seem to have the sweater you want
in your size, but if you give me a moment, I can call the other outlets
for you.
S'pore: No Stock.

RETURNING A CALL
Britons: Hello, this is John Smith. Did anyone page for me a few moments
ago?
S'pore: Hello, who page?

ASKING SOMEONE TO MAKE WAY .
Britons: Excuse me, I'd like to get by. Would you please make way?
S'pore: S-kew me

WHEN SOMEONE OFFERS TO PAY
Britons: Hey, put your wallet away, this drink is on me.
:S'poreNo-need, lah.

WHEN ASKING FOR PERMISSION
Britons: Excuse me, but do you think it would be possible for me to
enter through this door?
S'pore: (pointing the door) can ar?

WHEN ENTERTAINING
Britons: Please make yourself right at home.
S'pore: Don't be shy, lah!

WHEN DOUBTING SOMEONE
Britons: I don't recall you giving me the money.
S'pore: Where got?

WHEN DECLINING AN OFFER
Britons: I'd prefer not to do that, if you don't mind.
:S'pore Dowan la...

IN DISAGREEING ON A TOPIC OF DISCUSSION
Britons: Err. Tom, I have to stop you there. I understand where you're
coming from, but I really have to disagree with what you said about the
issue.
S'pore: You mad, ah?

WHEN ASKING SOMEONE TO LOWER THEIR VOICE.
Britons: Excuse me, but could you please ! lower your voice, I'm trying
to concentrate over here.
S'pore: Shut up lah!

WHEN ASKING SOMEONE IF HE/SHE KNOWS YOU.
Britons: Excuse me, but I noticed you staring at me for some time.. Do I
know you?
S'pore: See what, see what?

WHEN ASSESSING A TIGHT SITUATION.
Britons: We seem to be in a bit of a predicament at the moment.
S'pore: Die-lah!!

WHEN TRYING TO FIND OUT WHAT HAD HAPPENED
Britons: Will someone tell me what has just happened?
S'pore: Wat happen Why like that.... ??

WHEN SOME ONE DID SOMETHING WRONG
Britons: This isn't the way to do it here let me show you,
S'pore: Like that also don't know how to do!!!!

WHEN ONE IS ANGRY
Britons: Would you mind not disturbing me
S'pore: Go Away lah!
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PostSubject: Re: English VS Singlish   Thu Aug 02 2007, 10:23

Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: English VS Singlish   Thu Aug 02 2007, 10:32

the last one:

WHEN ONE IS ANGRY
Britons: Would you mind not disturbing me
S'pore: Go Away lah!

I would have gone with:

Go Fark yourself!!!!! KNNBCCB!!!
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PostSubject: Re: English VS Singlish   Thu Aug 02 2007, 10:38

george wrote:
the last one:

WHEN ONE IS ANGRY
Britons: Would you mind not disturbing me
S'pore: Go Away lah!

I would have gone with:

Go Fark yourself!!!!! KNNBCCB!!!
Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: English VS Singlish   Thu Aug 02 2007, 10:50

why you look so surprise?
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PostSubject: Re: English VS Singlish   Thu Aug 02 2007, 13:26

cheers to Singrish!
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PostSubject: Re: English VS Singlish   Thu Aug 02 2007, 16:24

george wrote:
why you look so surprise?
u seldom knnbccb wan... so Shocked Shocked Shocked lor... Razz
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PostSubject: Re: English VS Singlish   Thu Aug 02 2007, 20:51

you never know when i will do so....

DaDude wrote:
george wrote:
why you look so surprise?
u seldom knnbccb wan... so Shocked Shocked Shocked lor... Razz
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PostSubject: Re: English VS Singlish   Fri Aug 03 2007, 01:16

george wrote:
you never know when i will do so....

DaDude wrote:
george wrote:
why you look so surprise?
u seldom knnbccb wan... so Shocked Shocked Shocked lor... Razz
There you go... exactly y I was Shocked Shocked Shocked .... Rolling Eyes
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