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An Essential Guide to Singlish

Singlish is one of the most entertaining of all the Asian Englishes and ought to be practiced by anyone visiting Singapore. Even a little knowledge of the language will help visitors to better understand local culture and learning to speak a few words or phrases can enhance the experience of dining out, shopping, and even getting about town. With hilarious illustrations by award-winning cartoonist, Miel this book provides useful tips for bargaining, and a special section on shopping. There are also chapters about food, festivals and customs, and other insights that may coax readers into some very funny moments indeed.
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About the Author

Journalist-Cartoonist with The Straits Times, Singapore's foremost English language daily.His cartoons are syndicated by The New York Times/Cartoonists' and Writers Syndicate and by CagleCartoons. His cartoons are published in the IHT, New York Times, Newsweek, Asiaweek, Washington Post, Japan Times, South China Morning Post, etc. Miel is also a member of the prestigious National Cartoonists' Society (NCS) in the US.He was its Reuben Division Award winner for Newspaper Illustration in 2001. He also received two "Excellence in Editorial Cartooning" awards from the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA, 2007 and 2011).

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