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PostSubject: How did Singapore get its name ,the Original version.   Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:36 pm

HAHAHAHAHAHA....A great joke from Uncle Soo....no offences to anyone but it a great joke for everyone after a hard day at work ! Thanks Soo !



*** How did Singapore get its name.....the Original version. ***
>
> How did Singapore get its name...? Lion is an obvious answer in the history
> books. This is the original version.
>
> When Raffles sailed up the Singapore River for the first time...Some native
> girls were swimming/bathing in the river, having left their sarongs on the
> tree at the river bank ! A deaf Punjabi Singh cycling by the side of the
> river.....saw the sarongs hanging on the tree.

> He looked around and saw no one near by. He bungkus (packed) everything and
> took away all the unattended clothes. ...The girls saw the Singh from a
> distance removing their clothes. They started shouting and yelling at the
> top of their vocies......................................
>
> "SINGH KAPOH (steal) ...singh kapoh singh kapoh."???..
>
> Raffles heard a roar of SINGH KAPOH and so we had the name....Singapore


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PostSubject: Re: How did Singapore get its name ,the Original version.   Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:39 pm

LOL! This makes a good change from the boring Lion story Smile

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PostSubject: Re: How did Singapore get its name ,the Original version.   Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:02 pm

Laughing thanks for the new origin. bounce
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