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singlish vs English
Use Singlish. It's so much cheaper.
Why do we insist on using the Queen's English?
Singlish is so much more economical and effective?
Compare and see!


Submitted:Jan 14, 2010    Reads: 4,765    Comments: 4    Likes: 1   


A/N: This is not my work, of course. I got this from an email from my friend, so i would like to share it to those who had not gotten this email yet. :)

Singlish vs English
Use Singlish. It's so much cheaper.
Why do we insist on using the Queen's English?
Singlish is so much more economical and effective?
Compare and see!


Singlish vs English

When going shopping...
Britains : 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'poreans: No Stock!


Singlish vs English

When returning a call...
Britains : Hello, this is Mr Bean. Did anyone page me a few moments ago?
S'poreans: Hello, who page?


When someone is in the way....
Britains : Excuse me, I'd like to get by. Would you please make way?
S'poreans: Lai, siam! Or Siam, hor! Or Skius!


Singlish vs English

When someone offers to pay...
Britains : Hey, put your wallet away, this drink is on me.
S'poreans: no need lah


When asking for permission...
Britains : Excuse me, but do you think it would be possible for me to enter through this door?
S'poreans: (while pointing at door) Can pass or Not?


Singlish vs English

When asking to be excused...
Britains : If you would excuse me for a moment, I have to go to the gents/ladies. Carry on without me, it would only take a moment.
S'poreans: Go toilet. Buay tahan ahh.....


Singlish vs English

When doubting someone...
Britains : I don't recall you giving me the money.
S'poreans: Got meh?


Singlish vs English

When disagreeing on a topic of discussion...
Britains : 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 policy.
S'poreans: Talk cock lah you!


Singlish vs English

When asking someone to lower their voice...
Britains : Excuse me, but could you please lower your voice, I'm trying to concentrate over here.
S'poreans: Eh, Tiam leh!


Singlish vs English

When asking someone if he/she knows you...
Britains : Excuse me, but I noticed you staring at me for some time. Do I know you?
S'poreans: See what see?! BUAY SONG AH





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