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By Channel U Published: 27 Nov 2018 Audio: Chinese
Fun with SINGnese is an infotainment series that explores the origins of local Chinese/Dialect words. This episode discusses how the terms Lao Pok Kar (old/outdated), Tua Pek Kong (to describe a nominal figure), Da Gou (police officer) and Shui Xian Men (area near Hill Street) came about.《新语研究所》和大家轻松谈论新加坡的独特华语及方言词汇。为什么过时或落伍的东西称为老卜卡？为什么挂名老板也称为大伯公？为什么警长也叫作大狗？大坡和小坡之间的地段为什么俗称为水仙门？
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