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Get Help!

There was a time when I didn’t even know how to dress up for meetings. There was a time when I always said the wrong thing – often offensive and politically-incorrect – and there was a time, especially when I … Continue reading

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Bristling with Fear

I heard a loud shriek from the kitchen. It was my mum screaming away. I was a kid then, and in all my childhood years, I have never heard anything like that; up until then, that is. I almost browned … Continue reading

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Headless Chicken

The second half of the year has started and with a pre-existing bad back (stenosis of the spinal canal) and now, osteoarthritis of the left hip, I don’t feel like the prancing rooster or cockerel that I’m supposed to be … Continue reading

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Oh Shuddup Already!

He was a property developer’s son, she was a two-bit “movie star” and they got married (his second), had a baby, etc; nothing out of the ordinary, right? What was extraordinary was the way they continue to milk it, parading … Continue reading

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Apu Neh Neh

Voice actor Hank Azaria, who had portrayed Indian convenience store owner Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on The Simpsons since 1990, has apologized for participating in “structural racism.” The Emmy winner announced in February that he would no longer be playing Apu. American … Continue reading

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Moth’s Day

This past weekend was abuzz with chatter about how an obnoxious three-star paper general (who seems to believe that he is head of the armed forces of the entire southern hemisphere) yelling at a reporter and berating her for asking … Continue reading

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Audacity and Stupidity

Indian song write Joseph Mendoza claimed that he composed We Can Achieve in 1983, three years before the creation of Count on Me, Singapore. The lyrics of both songs are identical except for the substitution of the word “Singapore” with … Continue reading

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WTF!

In 2016, Barack Obama marked the “birthday of one of America’s revered wordsmiths who used his incredible talent to instill in his most impressionable readers universal values we all hold dear.” Obama said “He made children see that reading is … Continue reading

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Bao Toh King in Action?

“Bao toh” is Hokkien for “to wrap a knife.” The term has come to meant “to sabo” (as in “sabotage”) or “to betray.” In other words, “to snitch.” One theory put forth is that when gangsters prepare for a fight, … Continue reading

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