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AuthorShirley Wong

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May 11, 2009

I like my name. And as it turns out, so do a lot of other Asians. I recently discovered this fact when I was deciding on an email address. I am fortunate enough to have a surname that rhymes with ‘.com’, but my darn parents could only conjure up something as disgustingly unoriginal as ‘Shirley’. […]

April 27, 2009

Facebook is an excellent way to learn about people… but also yourself. For those in an identity crisis, joining groups is a great way to alleviate personal issues. In my search of self-discovery, I stumbled upon a group: ‘I Have Never Had Sex With A Goat’. I was intrigued. I, too, had never had sex […]

April 6, 2009

If this is the first time you’ve heard of Pingu, I pity you. This clay-based animation has touched the hearts of many. Following a family of penguins residing in the South Pole, it does what any good children’s program does: it teaches us lessons. For example, who knew that seals could be our friends? Or […]

March 30, 2009

Question: What two words will get you out of anything? Answer: ‘Why not’ Example: Should I really spend my time reading this article? Answer: Why not. These two words can change your life. They answer all questions with no fear. They offer the ultimate phrase of ambiguity. Also… I had nothing else to write about. […]

March 23, 2009

Picking the perfect guy isn’t easy, let alone choosing the right species. It seems that in the 21st century, us girls are faced with tough questions and equally tough choices. And with the Twilight craze hitting the cinemas, life just got a little more complicated. So I decided to hit the streets, asking that age-old […]

March 16, 2009

There’s no herpes like cat herpes. Seriously. It’s a plague our feline friends can never escape (and a truth that, sadly, I know only too well). But it’s time to take a stand. No longer will our pets live in shame. This year their story will be known. Here is the tale of Boomerang (aka […]

March 9, 2009

There’s something peculiar about bed linen. In the hands of any given individual, it evokes a strange kind of power. The allure of draping a sheet around oneself becomes a temptation too hard to resist. Suddenly, the said individual assumes a secret identity—the force of the bed sheet is unleashed. This may be hard to […]

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