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Monday, October 19, 2009

"Equations are the devil's sentences." - Stephen Colbert


Recently, I've discovered a bizarre new Singaporeanism:

"creme la crop"
(The correct version, of course, is "crème de la crème")

Whereas there're other English faux pas, this one seems Uniquely Singapore (there're only 2 isolated examples of its use outside the Singaporean Internet, and even then both are a variant: "la creme la crop")

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