Have a good night lah

So today I don’t have a picture. The honest truth being I kept remembering that I should take a picture once it was too late. But instead I have a good slang I have picked up.

Lah comes from Singlish or colloquial native Singaporean english. It means absolutely nothing. Some say it comes from the Chinese. I like the explanation of my taxi driver tonight: it gives phrases and words a bit of a tune that otherwise would be boring. Like “ok”, sounds much better with a bit of a song: “ok lah”.

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