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Re: send Bigbabytalk sample

From:Jonathan Chang <zhang2323@...>
Date:Sunday, September 10, 2000, 3:21
In a message dated 2000:09:09 8:08:05 PM, hsteoh@QUICKFUR.YI.ORG writes:

>LOL!!! You know what, this sounds very similar to Singlish (Singaporean >Pidgin English, very similar to Manglish, the Malaysian version of it). >Check this out: > >And laugh your heart out. (Hint: the first laugh is to know that "ah kow" >is the casual equivalent of "mr. dog", derived from Hokkien.) This page >has lots of common expressions, tho to catch the full humour, you gotta >know how to pronounce it with pitch accent. ;-) >
AiYaH! wat a lot memory this bring to me, lah... hehe... czHANg << One thing foreigners, computers, & poets have in common is that they make unexpected linguistic associations. >> * Jasia Reichardt - creative cyberneticist *