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 […]
AWARE Origin: Acronym/English – stands for Association of Women for Action and Research AWARE is a non-governmental organization in Singapore that is involved in research and advocacy for women and to promote gender equality.
ROM Origin: Acronym/English – ROM stands for Registry of Marriages ROM is the acronym for Registry of Marriages, this is the place where couple tie their knot formally as a civil marriage in Singapore.
TCSS Origin: Acronym/Singlish/English – TCSS stands for Talk Cock Sing Song TCSS which stands for Talk Cock Sing Song is often used by Singaporeans to indicate casual chit chat, to talk trash and anything under the sky.
ICT Origin: Acronym/Army Lingo – ICT stands for In-Camp Training ICT stands for In-Camp Training for active Singaporean National Servicemen. It is usually a once or twice a year event to refresh the skills of active National Servicemen as well as getting them up to date with defence news,etc.
CSB Origin: Acronym/Internet Slang – CSB stands for “Cool Story Bro” CSB is usually used in online forums often as a a reply to someone who had started a thread telling a tall tale or a cock and bull story.
TLDR Origin: Acronym/Internet Slang – stands for “Too Long; Didn’t Read” TLDR or TL;DR is basically an acronym for “Too Long; Didn’t Read”. It usually refers to a lengthy post on a forum or a lengthy text message.
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.
BTO Origin: Acronym – BTO stands for Build-To-Order BTO is an acronym that stands for Build-To-Order and this refers to new public housing/flats in Singapore offered by HDB (Housing Development Board of Singapore). BTO sales typically runs quarterly throughout the year. (depends on demand as well)