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11 Things You Should NEVER Say To A Singaporean Overseas

  • Singaporeans On Geography
    1 / 11 Singaporeans On Geography

    “You’re from Singapore? That’s amazing. You know, I’ve always wanted to go to China.”

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  • Singaporeans On Martial Arts
    2 / 11 Singaporeans On Martial Arts

    “I bet you’re really good at martial arts, right? I just love Bruce Lee.”

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  • Singaporeans On Indians
    3 / 11 Singaporeans On Indians

    “You’re Singaporean? Are you sure? No, no… I just assumed you were from India.”

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  • Singaporeans On Malays
    4 / 11 Singaporeans On Malays

    “You’re Malay? So you’re Singaporean and Malaysian, like a dual-citizen thing?”

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  • Singaporeans On Eurasians
    5 / 11 Singaporeans On Eurasians

    “What’s a Eurasian?”

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  • Singaporeans On Illegal Imports
    6 / 11 Singaporeans On Illegal Imports

    “Tell me again about the chewing gum thing.”

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  • Singaporeans On Football
    7 / 11 Singaporeans On Football

    “You’re an expert in Singapore football? That’s great. Which games will be fixed this weekend?”

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  • Singaporeans On Food
    8 / 11 Singaporeans On Food

    “I visited Singapore once. Didn’t like the food much.”

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  • Singaporeans On Crowds
    9 / 11 Singaporeans On Crowds

    “I think seven million people is a perfectly reasonable population size.”

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  • Singaporeans On COE
    10 / 11 Singaporeans On COE

    “I bought my car for around US$15,000. I think I was ripped off. Are cars that expensive in Singapore?”

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  • Singaporeans On Language
    11 / 11 Singaporeans On Language

    “Wow, you speak really good English.”

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