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.

Cock Hair

Cock Hair Origin: Army Lingo – literally means pubic hair as well as a loose thread on the army uniform The phrase “Cock Hair” is used in the Army by Instructors/Sergeants. It is used in scenarios where the Sergeant inspects the uniform of a soldier and found a loose thread on/dangling on their uniform. I […]


Chao Origin: Hokkien – This word literally means smelly. Chao simply means smelly and it is such a versatile word that can be strung with other hokkien and even english words to form an expression.