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]

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]

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]

Words can sometimes show a “connection” across different languages. Here are a few of these which I made up — they should delight if you enjoy playing with words and a pinch of WittyCulus pun. Do you know the Malay [… more]

It’s been nearly two months since I last posted, but not because there was a drought; rather I had been kinda lazy to write. At around our Chinese New Year (late January), I did mull over and wrote a couple [… more]

If you’ve been following, or have just searched for something witty or amusing and came visiting, chances are you could do with regular doses of chuckles, much as I am wont to do. And if it’s them tickles that [… more]

It’s 20:12 now and I want to be first to wish readers and everyone a Happy New Year 🙂 What, you say it is not time yet? Whoever is thinking you gotta wait for the countdown to midnight or sing [… more]

Jul 04 2011

English words can sometimes be weird, given they can carry different meanings with the same spelling. These words are called homonyms, homophones or homographs, depending on where the similarity ends. Here are some for you to indulge in WittyCulus musing… [… more]

A guy walks into the psychiatrist office wearing nothing but shorts made from Saran Wrap. The psychiatrist says, “Well, I can clearly see your nuts.” Source: — one of the examples at the “Compound Puns” section. While you’re there, [… more]

Hi, this is Mark Heng. Welcome to my website. First, I’d like to tell you what our domain name means. “Witty” is just as it suggests, while “culus” is a contraction of the word “oculus”, meaning an eye. [… more]