Tuesday, 2 September 2008


MING ENG!!! Lu jangan despair!!! We all back you one. Like Joycie said, if you need advice on diu-ing whoever's pissing you off, I am the person to look to k?

Joyce, I just realised that even tho my hair is choppy, but I look like a disco queen due to the curliness of my hair! Somehow it comes out 60's-ish. Hehehehe...


Today reading MT I found a couple of articles [this and this] about the Engrish advertorial submitted by THO Uni and published by NST. The Engrish is so Engrish even my Benglish oso kalah.

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It reads:

Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith Sofiah binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Al-Mutawakil Alallahi Shah has born on 14th of August 1959 in Hospital Batu Gajah, Perak. Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith is a third son [they're writing about a woman for God's sake, and binti means a girl la!] to Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Sultan Perak Darul Ridzwan and Duli Yang Maha Mulia Raja Mazuwin binti almarhum Raja Arif Shah.

Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith Sofiah get early education in Sekolah Rendah Jenis Kebangsaan Datin Khadijah Kuala Kangsar in the state his birthplace namely in Perak. After end of the education in primary school, Yang Amat Mulia continue the education to form one at Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Raja Perempuan Kalsom Kuala Kangsar, Perak.

In the month of September 1972, Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith Sofiah have set forth to England for further education in Chaltenham Ladies College, Gloucestershire to form six. Then, Yang Amat Mulia continue learning it in Davies College London in September 1977 and his following year in receive enter to Somerville College, London after having passed Oxford Entrance Examination.

After graduated at Oxford University with Bachelor of Art in June 1983 and follow the traditional University of Oxford, Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith will receive Master of Art after three years in 1986. Yang Amat Mulia also is a linguist follow several courses including language Mandarin at the tertiary level, French and Italy language.

As his father, Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith Sofiah is a person that talented in picture arts. Refinement of soul, Yang Amat Mulia always watching natural beauty environment immortalize in the form photograph and painting to make look and reference. Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith performance become guide to deliver the message education to general public. Yang Amat Mulia concern on women and natural world and it custody aspect in become deep theme in painting.

Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith Sofiah comply have interest profoundest field documentation. [WTF?!?!!] Apart from producing book, Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith doubled up guest writer in the The New Straits Times newspapers and in personal column it "Mind Matters" in The Star newspaper. Besides writing, Yang Amat Mulia comply active presenting a working paper at the conference national level and international.

Education from her [FINALLY they got her gender correct] father and mother over concern to the people, make Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith Sofiah likes engaged in voluntary activities about as Deputy President of Majlis Wanita Johor (ROSE), [OK, this one too much. It is MAWAR. They fekking Google-translated this too!] Chief of Persatuan Pandu Puteri Malaysia Johor branch, Chairman [WOMAN LA!] of Nationalistic Community Service Red Crescent Malaysia, Patron of Spastic Children School in Johor Bahru, Patron Rotary Club of Tebrau Foundation, Advisor of Traditional Arts School International in London and become Pro Chancellor University Technology Malaysia (UTM) and becomen Royal Fellow Faculty of Language and Linguistic, University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

As the appreciation towards her contributions of ideas and efforts in the development of education in Malaysia, Chancellor of University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Duli Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Ibrahim Ismail Ibni Sultan Iskandar, Tunku Mahkota Johor, has approbation to presented the awards to Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith Sofiah binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Al-Mutawakil Alallahi Shah the Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Education at 7th Convocation Ceremony of University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia in this year. Congratulation from us, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia members.

I am just so so so so glad it's not from UKM. Can you imagine the ridicule you'd get from EVERYONE not to mention the media?

[Imagine if it happened to UKM]
Friends from overseas, other colleges/unis would be like, "Eh Roe Jin, your uni famous hor, produce so geng Engrish!"
*Die of shame*
[End of imagination]

I wonder how the students there are doing. *Shudder*

This is a very bad case of Google-translating or citcat.com-ing. This should act as a cautionary tale for those who love to translate anything using online translation.

This Yang Amat Mulia Raja Zarith Sofiah must be so malu by now, that she's "immortalised" this way. HAHAHAH!!!

Conclusion: This advertorial is all sorts of wrongs and is the mortal enemy of the English Language!!! Engrishfunny.com, here I come with this article!


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