(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”
“The lack of demand among Malaysians for safety features is the main reason why many vehicles sold in the country do not meet international safety standards”
(Just how many of the locally made cars had even passed the basic crash test with flying colors? If you know the answer, then you will know that we been screwed with unsafe cars for a very long time now but question is whose’ fault is it?… [Click to read the rest] “Quote of Week – Unsafe Cars”
It is that time of the year when things come to a crawl and one looks back the last 350 plus days and wondered whether one had made any positive change on oneself, friends, environment, colleagues, family and the country. It seems everyone is waiting for the new year to start – perhaps for renewed personal aim, mission, energy, purpose in life, etc
So, here’s one for 2010 before we move on to 2011 – it has not been a great year but at the same, we have managed just fine
(Sometimes, in order to “tone” down the word, we use the word “screwed” instead.… [Click to read the rest] “FCUK!”
(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).