My long-lost friend, William Muk, is rather good at photography and creative design. And it seems he’s been eating out a lot lately. So I posted him on Facebook last week to consider starting a foodie blog, but he turned [… more]

“Then hor, I tell you — we go jalan after makan. Window shopping lah: look see only; got no money liao!” Does this make any sense to you? Don’t worry, it’s Singlish and quite easy to learn. Here goes… First, [… more]

“One dollar got; five dollar got…” Some of us might recall this TV ad of donkey years ago, where a male voice was heard spouting Singlish right on national TV. I can’t remember if it was a McDonald’s ad or [… more]

I hoped you’ve enjoyed my first installment on Singlish, published yesterday. While ideas are still fresh, this one 😉 is too good to pass up; so I’m reeling off a very short post today… In Singlish, we can say: “He [… more]

My friend, Rebecca, shared this video on her Facebook some time back: “Malaysian English: The Most Colourful English in the World”. It is funny and peppered with lots of localized English. After watching it, I was inspired to write something [… more]

I was mopping the floor and was thinking about stuff to take boredom away from this household chore. Couldn’t help it but think of my recent post on upside-down Chinese and an idea for Chinese shorthand. And then it struck: [… more]

Wow, Chinese New Year is fast approaching, with just 2 weeks to go. I remember last year we had fun parodying CNY songs on our WittyCulus Fan Page (, the likes of “Gong Xi Gong Xi” () and “Cai Shen [… more]

I’m sure you’ve seen companies with signboards in both the English and Chinese languages, in bi-lingual Singapore. Or watched their Chinese ads on TV. Funny thing though, some companies choose the Chinese words to mimic the sound of their English [… more]

Did you see this on your digital clock about an hour ago? The time 12:12:12 has come and gone on this special day 12/12/12 that is today. Another rare moment, much like the one on 11/11/11 at 11:11:11, which we [… more]

Step aside, waxing! Make way for a revolutionary method to get rid of “excessive” hair. How? With air, that’s how! Is this just some hot air about great ideas still being cooked in the lab? Or is this for real? [… more]