Cher Origin: Singlish – an abbreviated way of calling a teacher “Cher” is used as a short form and informal way of calling a teacher. It is considered to be a friendly and affectionate name to call your teacher provided he/she is not the stern kind.


MINDEF Origin: Abbreviation for Ministry of Defence MINDEF is the short form for the Ministry of Defence. This is a ministry of the Singapore Government that is in charge of national defence. It is the headquarters of the SAF – Singapore Armed Forces. Total Defence is its policy and consists of five pillars namely Military […]