January 18, 2016
Used when: Settling food for Netflix & chill
Loosely translated: Pizza
Say goodbye to Starhub & lepak. Move over, iMax & climax. Make space for Netflix & chill because booty calls and sleepovers can stream OITNB in HD now.
And taking the crown for the best N...
December 10, 2015
1. Bring a jacket. It’s going to be cold
Used when: Anytime and every time.
Loosely translated: Bring a jacket, or else.
It’s usually sweltering hot in Singapore – the kind of heat that could cook an egg if you cracked it on the pavement. (I exaggerate, but you know what...
December 4, 2015
What Singaporeans say vs What they mean
1. Askew me
Used when: They need someone to give way.
Loose translation: Excuse me / Sorry for pushing you.
It’s like we leave the house every morning with a piece of hot coal in our shoes – Singaporeans walk fast. They’ve got som...
December 2, 2015
1. I’m on my way!
Used when: I’m already late.
Loose translation: I’ll request for an Uber in about 5 minutes.
I’m late quite a fair bit. It’s not that I can’t manage my time properly. It’s just that I get distracted very easily. Time to do my make up? Let’s surf the we...
November 26, 2015
Here’s to letting someone down subtly. Or running away the moment you hear these lines.
1. We should do this again.
Loosely translated - This date was over 20 minutes in.
Most dates usually end with creating an excuse to meet up again, like 'Yes, we should totally go to...
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