Archive for July, 2011

Received another e-mail from Miss Engrish today.  In it she said, “on the other side, due to the huge number involved, I suggest doing the cancellation in patches.  Kindly advice if you have any other arrangements”. Whoa.  What an cheem statement!  Are we taking sides now?  What patches are we talking about?  Nicotine patch?  Software […]

Damn You Auto-Correct

This has gotta be the most classic “damn u iOS autocorrect” story i’ve heard. My colleague’s ex-boyfriend SMSed her to say that he’s getting married. She was happy for him as they’ve remained friends and wanted to reply, “Congrats!”. Unfortunately she typed wrongly… and her iPhone auto-corrected it to “Contest!” The guy went silent after […]

Assumptions

We always say it’s wrong to make assumptions about people. To judge them by material things or by their appearances, etc. But a person’s choice is influenced by his/ her personality and character. So then is it wrong to make assumptions about people based on the things they buy or the clothes they wear?

“Engrish”

English has been the official language in Singapore for the past 3-4 decades. It is also the primary language used in schools. It thus puzzles me when Singaporeans around my age cannot seem to handle the language. An underwriter I’ve been dealing with recently has made the most atrocious mistakes ever!! Here’re some examples of […]

iPad, First Thoughts

So i’ve been learning how to use the iPad and i realise I’m really not attuned to how the iOS operates. What i like so far is how portable the iPad is and the excellent battery life. It’s a fantastic device for reading news (love reading all my tech news on Flipboard). The big screen […]

Something About Me

Everytime i leave the office, I see guys waiting for their (presumably) wives/ girlfriends in their cars below my office. Makes me wonder If i would enjoy being chauffered around since i detest driving. But after weighing the pros and cons, i’ve concluded that i detest being reliant on someone else for my transport needs […]

Blessed

I have been blessed. I love my life and i thank God for it.

Stupid No Cure

When you read about someone embezzling say $12mil, even though you may not agree with what the person did, you might still take your hat off the person for having the audacity and smarts to carry out the plan. But when the sum involved reduces to say $12,000, then i think that person is stupid. […]




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