Water Parade Origin: Army Lingo – A parade where recruits have to drink large amounts of water. The term Water Parade is something that a Singaporean male will never forget. This is a parade where recruits or trainees need to partake by drinking large amounts of water to prepare them for the upcoming physical training. The […]
Wayang Origin: Malay- Literally means acting Wayang is a malay word to describe acting in a performance or a show. However, it is often used to describe someone as being “fake” in the sense he/she is acting, showing theatrics by putting up an act in front of others.
Why you so like that ah?? Origin: Singlish/English – This phrase is used to question someone when they are being unreasonable, difficult or selfish “Why you so like that ah?” is a popular singlish phrase to ask someone when they are being difficult, unreasonable or selfish. It is also a very popular local singlish song. […]
Women’s Charter Origin: English – a legislative act to protect the rights of women and girls in Singapore Women’s Charter, a legislative act passed in 1961 to protect and advance the rights of women and girls in Singapore.
WOLS Origin: Internet Slang – Slow spelled in reverse WOLS is often used in online forums as well as text messages to tell people that they are slow to realise an event or meaning of things. This often occurs when someone starts a new thread on the forum telling people of a piece of News […]
WOT Origin: Acronym/Internet Slang – WOT stands for “Wall Of Text” WOT is commonly used in forum Posts or in messages when one encounters a long post/message and all they see is literally a wall of text.
Where got? Origin: Singlish, Where got? is used as a reply, usually a denial to a question. Where got? is commonly used as a reply to deny the questions or accusations directed by another person.