12 More Distorted Words Used by Singaporeans

The Land Of The Lost Consonant

 

Jumping on the back of this awesome post by mothership.com, we now offer 12 more words 🙂

The original post by Jonathan Lim included some very common words usually mangled by Singaporeans. e.g. Children, Thanks, Government, Girl, Milk, Sorry, Bread, Lavender and Pronunciation.

Recognise your fellow Singaporean in a foreign land

Part 2

 

1. How to end a poem [poh-im]

poem

poem2

2. I feel like chicken tonight [chick-in]

chicken

chicken

3. Flower or flour. Homophones or not [flou-er]

flour

4. Are your Prayers being answered? [prair]

prayer

5. Banana [buh-NAH-nuh]

banana

6. Women [wim-in]

women

7. Collecting Cement [si-ment]

cement

cement

8. Liaise [lee-eyz]

liaise

9. Motor [moh-ter]

motor

10. Singapore [sing-uh-pore]

singapore

11. Encore. One last word please [ong-kor]

encore

12. Market [mahr-kit]

market

 

More mispronounced words here

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