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Author Lee, Su Kim, author

Title Manglish : Malaysian English at its wackiest! / Lee Su Kim & Stephen J. Hall ; cartoons by Zunar
Published Singapore : Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2019
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Verso Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 -- AH BENGS, MAT REMPITS AND CHILLI PADIS; Chapter 2 -- AIKSY ONLY! SO ATAS!; Chapter 3 -- ONE WORD ONLY; Chapter 4 -- CANNOT TAHAN! LET'S CABUT; Chapter 5 -- OREDI, AFTURDS: TIME MANGLISH-STYLE; Chapter 6 -- GIVING DIRECTIONS THE MANGLISH WAY; Chapter 7 -- FROM COOLING TO SUSPENDERS: COLLOQUIALISMS; Chapter 8 -- DOING THE 'CAN CAN'; Chapter 9 -- QUESTIONING IN MANGLISH, IZZIT?; Chapter 10 -- IDIOMS; Chapter 11- GOT SOME MORE: PHRASES AND EXPRESSIONS; Chapter 12 -- DON'T PLAY PLAY; Chapter 13 -- FACE; Chapter 14 -- ADOI! EXCLAMATIONS!
Chapter 15 -- TO LAH OR NOT TO LAH: TAIL WORDSChapter 16 -- IT'S ROJAK: PORTMANTEAU WORDS; Chapter 17 -- MAKAN TIME! EAT, DRINK, EAT; Chapter 18 -- THE WAY WE ARE: FOUND IN MALAYSIA; Chapter 19: VICTORIANISMS: MANGLISH GETS IT WRITE; SHORT CUTS; CONVERSATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; Back Cover
Summary Now back after 20 years with brand new words, expressions and idioms, this hilarious classic remains packed with humour, irreverence and loads of fun. It bids all Malaysians to lighten up, laugh at ourselves and revel in our unique, multicultural way of life. Forget about tenses, grammar, pronunciation, and just relek lah ... Aiyoh. Manglish or Malaysian English is what Malaysians speak when we want to connect with each other or just hang loose. Borrowing from Malay, Chinese, Indian, Asli, British English, American English, dialects, popular mass media and plenty more, our unique English refle
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Author Zunar, illustrator
Hall, Stephen J., 1953- author
ISBN 9789814841702 (electronic bk.)
9814841706 (electronic bk.)