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FUNNY SINGLISH EXPRESSIONS FOR VISITORS TO SINGAPORE

As soon as I moved to Singapore I started using the word “lah” at the end of every sentence. What does it mean? Not sure. It is a word designed to place emphasis but you can do away without and the sentence will mean mostly the same. Singaporean use lah at end of everything. They also use leh and lor to mean similar emphasis with a positive, negative and double negative focus. If you want to amuse yourself a bit more with the variations on the same you may checkRead More


‘Brutally honest’, funny map shows what each Singapore neighbourhood is known for

SINGAPORE – What comes to mind when a friend mentions Queenstown? Is it sports shoes? What about Geylang? We’d bet that more than a few of you said “prostitutes” or something to that effect. According to a map that purports to chart what each neighbourhood in Singapore is most popularly known for, Yishun is the place to find murderersand siao langs (the “crazies”), and Bukit Batok is known for “rat hill”. As Coconuts Singapore rightly pointed out, the map is most politically incorrect, but, yet, infinitely funny. It supposedly chartsRead More


STAFF GOSSIPS & SAYS SHE PLANS TO TAKE MC, ACCIDENTALLY EMAILS WHOLE POLICE FORCE

An employee with the Singapore Police Force has found herself the unwitting star of a new email saga in her workplace, all because she accidentally clicked the “Reply All” button in her response to a colleague’s email. According to a screenshot posted by a Reddit user, the netizen had mistakenly sent the not-so-discreet email to colleagues working in the SPF, SCDF, ICA, SCORE, CRA, CNB, MHA, HTA, acronyms which refer to Singapore government agencies that are found under the umbrella of the Ministry of Home Affairs. While such mistakes mightRead More