Bangsa Malaysia, Bahasa Malaysia

(Poster by Mob’s Crib)

First read this post from Demi Negara titled “Racial Polarisation and Forging of Bangsa Malaysia” – it is thought provoking and hits us hard

Then read this post from Rocky’s Bru titled “If PAS is not race based party…

We have shouting about Bangsa Malaysia for sometime now and that concept came close before the last general election but we are yet to be a true Bangsa Malaysia.… [Click to read the rest] “Bangsa Malaysia, Bahasa Malaysia”

If apologised, all settled?

(Bad English! Image source: http://www2.trincoll.edu)

Is it?

The blogger apologised but here is best part, she said:-

“It was merely out of anger so I did not construct my sentences properly. Maybe it was my bad English”

Bad English? Perhaps she needs to read that with this. Is “Bad English” the same with “The Press Misquoted Me”?… [Click to read the rest] “If apologised, all settled?”

Story Time

(Help! The language is “killing” me)

Sometimes you get jewels like this in your inbox:-

My dear, I am miss Angela from Asmara, Eritrea, single and 21 years old. After accessing your details in the internet site i copied out only your email address. Immediately after going through your information i made up my mind to contact you for long term relationship, because you are my choice of trust and i see nothing wrong with the choice that i have made in you.

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What is the right font to use?

(One post before the review on Fahrenheit 9/11)

Have you thought about it?

What type of font you are using for your documents now? Is it a standard prescribed font or you just whack whatever that the Microsoft Word gives you? Or you haven’t really thought about it after so many years of writing documents, letters and blogs?… [Click to read the rest] “What is the right font to use?”

Foot in the mouth – Malaysian recent examples

(Malaysia Boleh Juga!– Picture source: www.northcoastcafe.typepad.com)
I am back from my leave and the first thing that crossed my mind when I opened today’s papers is that Malaysian politicians surely know on how to make a fool of themselves

Let’s start with Datuk M. Kayveas

The PPP president is arguing that politicians were “playing safe” by not speaking up on corruption in these councils.

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Things to watch out for when emailing

Inspired by Din’s “Email Wars”, I had to write something about emails, in particular, if emailing using office email.

1. Sent to the relevant person

I know some people who email me and cc the email to another 15 people so that 1. If anything goes wrong, they have the 15 people as witness 2.… [Click to read the rest] “Things to watch out for when emailing”

Satire 101: How to talk like a lawyer / law student without being one?

denning legal lawyer

(When I was at law school, we learned about Lord Denning who was the maverick Court of Appeal judge who is ahead of his time and controversial too. He has often championed the rights of the weak, oppressed and the poor. Image source: Pinterest)

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