What is Singlish?!
You know what? I have no idea. The last I’ve heard, academics and writers are still trying to decide on the parameters. If I really were to define it, I’d say it’s the outcome of different races living together in harmony for two centuries. It’s that paiseh situation of you blur about what word to use, so you draw on the language and the living of the people around you. For foreigners, the first step to understanding Singlish is to bochup all the emotive words. These conveniently mostly start with L. Our lah, loh, leh, and the exceptionally emotive, lan j*ao. About this expletive, dunch try using it if you from overseas, you need local license one. It’s okay for locals to tag it to every sentence. Anybody else using it is just weird, and might even kenna hammer.