2008-05-28

CLASSES IN ENGLISH

Who says our English is bad ........?
Just see below - Ours is simple,short,concise, straight-to-point,
effective etc !!
WHEN GIVING A CUSTOMER BAD NEWS
Britons: I'm sorry, Sir, but we don't seem to have the sweater you want in your size, but if you give me a moment, I can call the other outlets for you.
Malaysians: No Stock.
RETURNING A CALL
Britons: Hello, this is John Smith. Did anyone call for me a few moments ago?
Malaysians: Hello, who call?
ASKING SOMEONE TO MAKE WAY
Britons: Excuse me, I'd like to get by. Would you please make way?
Malaysians: S-kews ahhh
WHEN SOMEONE OFFERS TO PAY
Britons: Hey, put your wallet away, this drink is on me
Malaysians:No-need lah.
WHEN ASKING FOR PERMISSION
Britons: Excuse me, but do you think it would be possible for me to enter through this door?
Malaysians: (pointing the door) can arrr?
WHEN ENTERTAINING
Britons: Please make yourself right at home.
Malaysians: Don't be shy, lah!
WHEN DOUBTING SOMEONE
Britons: I don't recall you giving me the money.
Malaysians: Where got?
WHEN DECLINING AN OFFER
Britons: I'd prefer not to do that, if you don't mind.
Malaysians:Don't want la...
IN DISAGREEING ON A TOPIC OF DISCUSSION
Britons: Err. Tom, I have to stop you there. I understand where you're coming from, but I really have to disagree with what you said about the issue.
Malaysians: You mad, ah?
WHEN ASKING SOMEONE TO LOWER THEIR VOICE.
Britons: Excuse me, but could you please ! lower your voice, I'm trying to concentrate over here.
Malaysians: Shuddup lah!
WHEN ASKING SOMEONE IF HE/SHE KNOWS YOU.
Britons: Excuse me, but I noticed you staring at me for some time.. Do I know you?
Malaysians: See what, see what?
WHEN ASSESSING A TIGHT SITUATION.
Britons: We seem to be in a bit of a predicament at the moment.
Malaysians: Die-lah!!
WHEN TRYING TO FIND OUT WHAT HAD HAPPENED
Britons: Will someone tell me what has just happened?
Malaysians: Wat happen ? Why like that one .... ?
WHEN SOME ONE DID SOMETHING WRONG
Britons: This isn't the way to do it here let me show you
Malaysians: like that also don't know how to do!!!!
WHEN ONE IS ANGRY
Britons: Would you mind not disturbing me
Malaysians:Celaka u

7 comments:

siewSiANlang said...

hahahahaha
to add some more........
When asking for donation,
British:Can you please spare some cash?
Malaysian: Can give ah.

When looking for a seat,
British:Is this seat taken?
Malaysian:Got people ah.

OK la, the list goes on.............

Piggy said...

Ha ha ha.....we have our very own way....short cut...talk less :)

Tau Sar Phneah said...

wahahaha...real funny kacang..thanks for sharing..laughed till tears came out...

we msians are trully unique and special..''manglish''

K3ViN said...

haha... i read this b4... dame funny nia :P

Kacang Puteh said...

Hahaa...not bad hor our English!(^.^)/

Kikey said...

haha.. so funny!

since now i stay in US, i told myself don't use "lah, ah, leh!" if not American dunno... :D

Kacang Puteh said...

Kikey!Hahaaa...as for me i`m didn`t using the "lah" anymore but i`m using the "neh"!More make them dun understand!hehehe...maybe my wan is japanese english liao (^.^)