Archives for May, 2010
Learning Hokkien is as easy as abc: Children is KinnaKia. Bird is Jiaokia. Give birth is Sehkia. Furniture is IKEA. Police is Matakia. Small house is Chukia. Handphone is Nokia. I am Hokkienkia. Malay is Huankia. Indian is Geilengkia. Chinese is Tenglangkia. Japanese is Jitpunkia. Bad guy is Paikia. Good guy is GuaiKia. People who [...]
When I look at you, time stands still …. What I really mean is that your face would stop a clock.
Mum: Darling, do you want some ice cream? Toddler: (No response) Mum: Darling, do you want some ice cream? Toddler: Yes, mum. Mum: Why do you have to make me ask twice before you respond? Toddler: Because I wanted two portions of ice cream.
Teacher: If I give you two rabbits and two rabbits and another two rabbits, how many rabbits have you got? Ah Beng : Seven! Teacher: No, listen carefully again. If I give you two rabbits and two rabbits and another two rabbits, how many rabbits have you got? Ah Beng : Seven! Teacher: Let’s try [...]
A teacher told her students: ‘It is better to give than to receive. The more you give the better it is for you.’ Ah Beng replied, ‘ I know that. This is what my father believes in ‘ Teacher: ‘What does your father work as?’ Ah Beng: ‘My father is a boxer’