The Language The Government Tried To Suppress

The Language The Government Tried To Suppress.

Singlish is defined as an English-based creole or patois spoken colloquially in Singapore! It is not a recent phenomena to Singaporeans, but James Harbeck gives us his interesting perspective of what it is all about. To an unaccustomed ear, it sounds like a foreign language, but actually, it is a jumble of Chinese dialects, Malay and sometimes even Indian vocabulary – all mixed like a heavily spiced curry dish.

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http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160919-the-language-the-government-tried-to-suppress