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LESSON  ONE

What you 1 from me?

[Lim Ah Lek was asked to make a sentence using 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 and 10. Not only did he do it 1 to 10, he did it again from 10 back to 1. This is what he came up with....]

“1 day I go 2 climb up a 3 outside a house to pee. But couple saw me, so I panic and 4 down. The man rush out and wanted to 5 with me. I run until I fall 6 and throw up. So I go into 7 eleven and grab some 8 to throw at him. Then I took a 9 and try to stab him. 10 God he run away. So, I put the 9 back and pay for the 8 and left 7 eleven. Next day, I call my boss and say I am 6. He said 5, tomorrow also no need to come back 4 work. He also ask me to climb a 3 and jump down. I don't understand, I so nice 2 him but I don't know what he 1.”

LESSON  TWO

• Ah Tink Yu Fa Ni!:   “You have a good sense of humour!”
• Ai Bang Mai Ne:  “I bumped into the coffee table”
• Ai No Pei:  “I got this for free”
• Chin Tu Fat:  “Have you considered a face lift?”
• Dum Gai:   “A stupid or dubm person”
• Dung On Mai Shu:   “I stepped in shog dit”
• Fat He:   “An unattractive person”
• Gun Pao Der:   “An ancient Chinese invention”
• Hao Long Wei Ting:   “When is the bus due?”
• Hia Dei Kum:   “They have arrived”
• Hu Flung Dung:   “Which one of you fertilised the field?”
• Hu Yu Hai Ding:   “Are you harbouring a fugitive?”
• Jan Ne Ka Sun:   “A former late night talk show host”
• Kum Hia Nao:   “I'd like to talk to you ASAP”
• Lao Ze:   “Not very good”
• Lao Ze Sho:   “Obnoxious Fiance”
• Lei Ying Loh:   “Keep out of sight”
• Lei Tsho:   “Midnight television programme”
• Lin Ching:   “An illegal execution”
• Ming Toy:   “Plaything belonging to ancient emperor”
• Moon Lan Ding:   “One small step for man”
• Ne Ahn:   “A lighting fixture used in advertising signs”
• No Bai Nut Ding:   “Your price is too high”
• Noh Pah King:   “Tow-away zone”
• Noh Tsmo King:   “Cigarettes are hazardous to health”
• Noh Wei Ding:   “Keep out of the pond”
• Shai Gai:   “A bashful person”
• Shu Man Go:   “Your body odour is offensive”
• Sum Ting Wong:   “That's not right”
• Tai Ni Bei Bi:   “A premature infant”
• Tai Ni Po Ni:   “A small horse”
• Ten Ding Ba:   “Serving drinks to people”
• Wan Bum Lung:   “A person with TB”
• Wah Shing Kah:   “Cleaning the family car”
• Wai Go Nao:   “Do you really have to leave?”
• Wai So Dim:   “Who turned off the light?”
• Wai Tu Soon:   “A man ahead of his time”
• Wai Yu Kum Nao:   “I thought the meeting was next week”
• Wai Yu Mun Ching:   “I thought you were on a diet?”
• Wai Yu Shao Ting:   “There is no reason to raise your voice”
• Wai Yu Sing Dum Song:   “You know the lyrics to the Macarena?”
• Wai Yu So Tan?:   “Did you go to the beach?”
• Yu Mai Te Tan:   “Your vacation in Hawaii agreed with you”
• Yu So Dim:   “You aren't very bright”
• Yu Stin Ki Pu:   “Your body odour is offensive”


QuotaBills
To teach is to learn twice. - Joseph Joubert

I never lose. I win or I learn. - Nelson Mandela

Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted. - Groucho Marx

The eyes have one language everywhere. - George Herbert

I am disappointment in you're grammar. - Unknown

Music is the universal language of mankind. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Failure is not failure if you learn from it. - Unknown

Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness. - Buddha

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. - Robert Benchley

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak. - Epictetus

The day you stop learning is the day you begin decaying. - Isaac Asimov

You ain't gonna learn what you don't wanna know. - Jerry Garcia

A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech. - Plutarch

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. - John Powell

Don't try to make me consistent. I am learning all the time. - R Buckminster Fuller

Reality can be lost when reason and language have been violated. - Ravi Zacharias

We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English. - Winston Churchill

When I quote others I do so in order to express my own ideas more clearly. - Michel de Montaigne

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. - B.B. King

Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon. - Charles M. Schulz

The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. - Douglas Adams

I keep on making what I can't do yet in order to learn to be able to do it. - Vincent van Gogh

Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. - Thomas Carlyle

No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut. - Sam Rayburn

Sometimes the hardest part isn't letting go but rather learning to start over. - Nicole Sobon

We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys. - William Arthur Ward

I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain. - Jane Wagner

The first man to use abusive language instead of his fists was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. - Unknown

German is the most extravagantly ugly language - it sounds like someone using a sick bag on a 747. - Willy Rushton

I think every day is Groundhog's Day. I get to learn from my mistakes and be better every day. - Ashton Kutcher

You learn more from failure than from success. Don't let it stop you. Failure builds character. - Unknown

The trouble with quotes about death is that 99.999 percent of them are made by people who are still alive. - Joshua Bruns

To learn something but not to do is really not to learn. To know something but not to do is really not to know. - Stephen Covey

Grammar: 1. Lives with granpar; 2. The difference between Feeling Your Nuts and Feeling You’re Nuts. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

People shop and learn in a whole new way compared to just a few years ago, so marketers need to adapt or risk extinction. - Brian Halligan

Life doesn't make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all. - Erik Erikson

God gave unto the Animals
A wisdom past our power to see:
Each knows innately how to live,
Which we must learn laboriously. - Margaret Atwood

I deal with foreign countries. I made a lot of money dealing against China. I've made a lot of money dealing against many other countries. - Donald Trump

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. - Pele


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