Your Head Ah! Origin: English / Singlish – An exclamation response/curse to someone’s remark Your Head Ah is a response to someone’s remark/joke/view/assumption of you that you do not agree with.
Yam Seng Origin: Cantonese – It means “Cheers” Yam Seng or Yum Seng means “cheers”. It is a form of congratulatory cheer and usually can be heard at Chinese Weddings. Usually the emcee will lead the way to perform this cheer and the rest of the guests will follow suit. The last cheer will usually […]
Your/My Grandfather’s Road Origin: Singlish/English- usually used to tell off someone when they block others from accessing a place/road. Your Grandfather’s road – is used to tell off people when they block the way of others on a public road/place. My Grandfather’s Road – is used to tell people that their grandfather literally own this […]
Your Coffee Shop Is Open Origin: Singlish – a phrase to tell someone that their fly is unzipped. Your Coffee Shop Is Open is a phrase used to stealthily inform someone (usually a Male) that they had forgotten to zip their trousers after a visit to the toilet.
Yaya Papaya Origin: Malay and Singlish – This term is derived from the malay word “yaya” which is to describe an arrogant person. Yaya Papaya is used to described a proud person or a person exhibiting arrogance. Papaya was most likely used to pair with yaya because of their similar pronunciation which makes the term […]