With over 1,000 proverbs translated into English from Malay, Tamil, Mandarin, Hakka, Hokkien, Cantonese and Teochew, this book presents a glimpse into the cultural melting pot of Singapore. The proverbs capture the wisdom of its communities' languages and dialects through wit and creativity. This enlightening book will energise, inspire, delight, humble, awaken, and entertain you. Read it at home, quote from it in your workplace, take it with you when you travel, teach from it to students, present it to international visitors and friends, gift it to your colleagues, and share it with your loved ones! There is also a dedicated website, www.singaporeproverbs.org, for feedback, contributions and further information.
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AuthorsShivali, Nayak; Madanmohan Rao