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Exploring Singapore-Malay Heritage Centre

Last week Claire and I visited the Malay Heritage Centre.  We checked in right as a guided tour was starting, and joined the tour in time to learn that the Kampong Glam area gets the name from the Gelim tree.  … Continue reading

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How do they say “hello” in your language?

One of the more awkward questions I’m asked in the US is some variation on “What language do they speak in Singapore?”  It’s actually a perfectly understandable question, and something I might ask if I didn’t know much about a … Continue reading

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