(Unbelievable when it comes to semantics! Sometimes you really, really need to read in-between the lines especially when it comes from the local politicians. Image source: http://rulingsnarl.wordpress.com/)… [Click to read the rest] “Word Play 101: Evil Playing with Cunning Semantics”
(The built-up to the debate between 2 political parties that represented the Chinese community with elections just around the corner somehow fizzled out when the debate actually started and it deteriorated further on there onwards. Image source: The Week)
Generally, the whole much-hyped debate between 2 giants, to put delicately – sucked!… [Click to read the rest] “Malaysian’s Great Debate 2012: Chua Soi Lek – Lim Guan Eng Debate Circus”
(You just need something high tech words for a whole new meaning for something common. Image source: http://www.angryspec.com)
Had this IM conversation with a buddy of mine couple days ago…
Buddy: I need some clarifications
Buddy: Does this system come under private or core banking?
(Questions like this often take me off guard – how do you define “private”?… [Click to read the rest] “Terminologies 101”
(Frankly speaking, I rather opt for a power wash. Image source: http://jennifermccolm.com)
… [Click to read the rest] “Wash vs Rinse”
a. To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing: wash one’s hands; wash windows.
b. To soak, rinse out, and remove (dirt or stain) with or as if with water: wash grease out of overalls.
(The man who told the Government to go and screw itself. Image source: http://pinkturtle2.wordpress.com)
RPK in his Malaysia Today post:-
It takes stubborn bastards who dare tell the government to go fuck itself to bring changes to this country.
Many wisdom men have kept their silence and have let the country to go to the dogs.… [Click to read the rest] “Quote of the Week”
(Hardly looked like a composed PhD student – Image source: TheStar)
… [Click to read the rest] “Good Question!”
Hamood Sheehab Hamid, 45, was charged with committing the offence driving in a reckless and dangerous manner, under section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987, at the traffic light exit to USM, at Jalan Transkrian about 9.45am.
(Irresponsible science but what about irresponsible language? Poster source: http://booksense.com)
“I don’t like to see irresponsible English in the emails” – overheard someone grumbling as he was trying to understand a badly typed English in one of his emails.… [Click to read the rest] “Quote of the day”
The name Iran in the Persian language means the Land of the Aryans and it is not a big surprise when we find common Hindi words in Farsi (or rather common Farsi words in Hindi).… [Click to read the rest] “Fantastic Trip to Iran 2009: Mastering Persian Language”
(The 2009 protest against teaching of Science & Mathematics in English is based on the dumbest excuses like it only benefits rich students and it insults the national language. These are the very people who will destroy the future of the country and will not feel guilty about it – Image source: www.ibnjuferi.org)… [Click to read the rest] “Education Malaysia 2009: Fake Phobia to Science & Mathematics in English”
On 26th June 2009, RPK wrote:-
… [Click to read the rest] “Missed Information on H1N1”
That is how Malaysia will solve the H1N1 problem. We shall give it a new name that is easier for Malay newsreaders to pronounce.
So, instead of calling it H1N1, we shall call it selsema babi. H1N1 is a mouthful to pronounce in Malay.