“Better save that. We’ll need it for the autopsy.”“Accept this sacrifice, O Great Lord of Darkness”“Bo! Bo! Come back with that! Bad Dog!”“Wait a minute, if this is his spleen, then what’s that?”“Hand me that … uh … that uh….. thingie”“Oh no! I just lost my Rolex.”“Oops! Hey, has anyone ever survived 500ml of this… Read More »
Saw this little snippet in the 12 Sep edition of Sky Post. I think it applies to Singaporeans as well. “香港人没有太多机会面对大型灾难，小事不满便立即投诉。相反日本人面对灾难时的安然和自律很值得大家学习。”~ 香港前天文台台长林超英为《日本.再出发–在日港人311地震后感》撰写书序 Related stuff:No, you listen to me first!How to protest effectively
Tried to find God on Twitter and this is what came up. Sample tweets: Did you hear about the dyslexic person who tried to commit suicide? He threw himself behind a bus! Sry, had to share. Not very godly of me. Can’t argue w this email: “@God why have you forsaken us? why did you… Read More »
The following are winners in a New York Magazine contest in which contestants were asked to take a well-known expression in a foreign language, change a single letter, and provide a definition for the new expression. HARLEZ-VOUS FRANCAIS? – Can you drive a French motorcycle? EX POST FUCTO – Lost in the mail IDIOS AMIGOS… Read More »
Hong Kong must have the highest concentration of Maclaren baby strollers in the world. Everywhere I go, Maclaren easily outnumbers the competition 4 to 1. Should a defect be discovered in the models sold in Hong Kong someday, I wonder if the company would initate a product recall based on the cost-benefit analysis depicted in… Read More »
Ringo Lam, founder of Wisers Information Ltd, puts it succinctly: 一直租樓的林永君，認為不用供樓，壓力已經小得多。他說﹕「很多朋友工作幾年，儲錢買樓結婚，不久生仔。最初供樓跟着生仔，再供退休計劃，一世人供供吓就供到退休。」對此他一點不認同。 林永君解釋﹕「很簡單，一買樓已壓住筆首期，例如值300萬的樓，一開始付100萬，再加上每個月供的錢，比租金多出5至6千元。現時任何一個基金都可以提供每年5至7%的回報，以20年計，原本的100萬，與每個月多付的數千元，若用來供一個基金，每條數20年後都各自可以有100萬的利息回報。」他指若物業20年後升少過200至300萬，已是一盤虧本的數。 And that’s why I’ve resisted the pressure to own a property, especially now that I’m in Hong Kong.