Archive for January 29, 2012

Perkasa kurang ajar!

Ibrahim Ali menghulurkan angpow di rumah terbuka Perkasa. Namun jamuan makan sempena tahun baru Cina itu ibarat telunjuk lurus, kelingking berkait kerana angpow diberikan dalam sampul putih.

Orang Cina hanya menggunakan sampul putih apabila memberi sumbangan kepada upacara pengebumian. Warna putih melambangkan bala dan kematian. (more…)

January 29, 2012 at 8:37 pm 62 comments

Wannabe club members who give me the creeps

On Friday I wrote about the narrator of a homemade YouTube clip who’d accused the prime minister of hypocrisy, and pronouncing his name β€œDar-took Sri Najeeeb Rey-zeck”.

The video was uploaded by a Ms Betty Sung. Its voiceover, which sounds like a Chinese employing a Mat Salleh Celup accent (“Moss-lemz”), rolled the PM’s name in a very creepy way — quite hair-raising to ears attuned to our loghat tempatan.

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January 29, 2012 at 7:02 pm 58 comments


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