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Thursday, 12 April 2007

Short Talk:

McDonald's in Egypt has plasma screens, free WiFi internet and they play kickass chill out music from Cafe Del Mar. On top of that, they serve McARABIA BURGER! What kinda name is McArabia Burger?!

If McDonald's back home is as good as they are over here, I'm so gonna stuff myself McSilly and become so McFat.

If Egyptians Speak Cantonese

What is it with popular tourist spots and lousy names?

I thought Thailand's "Similan Island" has the worst name ever for a tourist spot.

Obviously, I was wrong.

Kenny: "Taxi! Taxi!"

Egyptian Taxi Driver: "Hello my friend. Where you want to go?"

Kenny: "NIAMAH BAY!"

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haha

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1st commment...Ni ma ma bay!lol

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ni-ah-ma-beh? omG.. Hahaha.. What does it mean anyway? any idea?

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is it like na-beh? lol

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Hahaha... Very funny. What were you doing going to NIAMAH BAY? Wakakakaka...

Whats there anyway?

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hahaha.....funny name

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niamah means ur grandmother....btw...singapore's mac also got plasma screen and free wifi mah...

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wooohooo...i'm fast...
and i dont understand the meaning too...wad does ni amah bay means? bay means wad???

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hahahahaha
cant stop laughing
hey kenny r u going to blog more bout ur egypt trip?
really hope you will
egypt is one of my most fav country in the world

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A more pressing question is "What's in a McArabia burger?"

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Ne'ama Bay, hahaha. If only the Egyptians knew.

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good one!

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amusing... kenny's post is so gud tat it need lesser words n more visitors than tat retard self-obssesed sia sueh....

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Is "niamah" cantonese?

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Ne'-a-ma/Ni-a-mah is directly translated to "your mother" in Hokkien. The "bay" bit doesn't really make much sense though (at least to me =P).

Wonder if there's a Ne'-a-pa/Ni-a-pa somewhere in Egypt?

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There are plasma tvs and wireless internet in Singapore's Mcdonalds' too but I find the plasma tvs annoying because they show Mcdonalds' ads half the time and I'm really not lovin' it.

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LOL!!!

The foreigners might be laughing at the names of our places too~

Foreigner: Exciuuuz me Sir, can yeew helpu me, I'm lost.

Kenny: My pleasure! Where do you want to go?

Foreigner: *pointing "Kuala Lumpur" on the map* Kua-Lu-Lam-Par~

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"Ne'-a-ma/Ni-a-mah is directly translated to "your mother" in Hokkien."

yeah but it is like in a vulgar way...

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Nice place and a nice name too. :D

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ooh i'm so glad to see you posting up to keep us entertained the 1st thing i wake up in the morning: i had one of the worst dreams in years in the whee hours of the morning, dreaming that our beloved kenny was.. you know. it scared the shit out of me, and the 1st thing i wanted to do once i managed to open my eyes was to check out if you're still well and safe.

anyway, since i've spoken out about the dream, it will not come true anymore, phew.. so you take good care of yourself and be back home safe ya!

Hugs,
t-juan

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Check out our beloved Kenny Sia trying out yoga in http://theyogainstructordiaries.blogspot.com.

:D

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you always making funny of people and their culture/language. do you think your language is perfect and non-laughable? sometimes you need to be more sensitive. there WILL be a time that you, yes, that means yourself, will be EMBARRASSED in front of people.... a lot of people...

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haha! good post. both ne'ama and kuala lumpur(kua lu lam par) is great Haha..
so next time if somebody mess with me then i can ask him go to visit ne'ama bay!
then if ppl stare at me, i'll tell him "kua kua kua.., kuala lumpur"

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pat teoh would love this, gonna sent him link to this blog

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Hahahaha funny as usual.........Nia Mah Bay..........lolx...........you just manage to find places with vulgar names dont you Kenny.......hahha, anyways enjoy your trip to NIA MAH BAY and do tell us whats its attraction there......^^

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Me believe Na'ama Bay is somewhere in Sinai. Is the dolphin whom you can swim with still there?

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hahahahah...quite funny this one! :)

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yea it seems like your always find places with funny names

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omg, I am traumatized. lol

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WOAH!!! REALLY GO PLACE WITH 'FUNNY' NAME TO US.

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HAHAHA.. Ni-a-mah = your mom/gramma is it?
then the Bay could also means the bye in c*** b** lor i think.
Similan already so funny then there comes the Niamah bay

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LOLOL! Beh tahan nah!

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...niamah is your mother in Cantonese laaa..

lol.but SIMILAN ISLAND is still funnier.

=p

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MacDonald's in Singapore also got plasma screens and free WiFi. But no Cafe Del Mar music and MacArabia though.

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Kennysia,

there is another worse case

READ THIS PAGE :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fucking

it is more interesting than KNNCCB Bay
LOL

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wahaha soo soo funny

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alamak -_-" dat is stupoks man. *shake shake*

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hokkien, you mean.

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i thought niama is hokkien?!

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Niamah is your mother in Cantonese lah~
Similan is Hokkien lol~ Meaning, what lan?

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Wahahahahaha~!!!

"Your mother's bay~!!!"

OMG~!!! XD XD XD

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Ne'ama Bay....

iNto Hokkien....

Ni Amah Eh (add chicken here)Beh....?

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from Arabic font, i can read that Ne'ama spell like 'Nikmat' ... Pantai Nikmat ... like that la..

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dunno dun simply translate.

niama = your mom (in cantonese)

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hahahahaha.... funny la u..

So I wonder what will you do in "ur mother"'s bay???

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R u watching Grey's Anatomy????

"If McDonald's back home is as good as they are over here, I'm so gonna stuff myself McSilly and become so McFat."

Makes me think of McDreamy and McSteamy knocking themself 'McSilly'. lol

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doh!! typo. themselves, not themself. btw, u should consider an edit key to our comments, just in case we regret for for for for not spell spell spell checking. ;)

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OMG !
that is so bloody funny leh !
what the ever are you talking about leh !
that is wan funny joke !

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watlao eh u ppl...non of u get it right la...

it's cantonese...naimah means 'tit mum' in direct translation...also means someone who breast feeds a child la....


naimah does not have to b the child's mum....cus not every woman has much milk....

get it now? ppl....naimah= tit mum

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oh NIAMAH!!... :P

did you saw alot of MAH MAH there?

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Yup, Ne'ama (pronounced nick-muh) means 'Pleasure'. Pleasure Bay, literally. :)

That ' in Ne'ama doesn't mean you need to separate it in between letters. It simply connotates that you need to pronounce it with an 'eek'. The 'a' is more like a silent 'a'.

Such is the language of the Arabs...

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Before u proceed with ur post saying ur language is better than other races...learn how to read in arabic language. obviously im ur fan but..since u start making a jokes on others cultures...i think u are less IQ then most of us.

The correct spelling is NIK'MAH meaning pleasure. As i saw other reader give the same meaning. Arabic government allowed outsiders like Kennysia to enjoy their beach or bay..but not expecting to laugh to their respective name. I dont know what Kuching town in their languages means..maybe 'suck ur own dick?'....

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hahahaha...hilarious shit

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LOL! *fall off from my chair*

Similan + Nia ma bay....

Started reading not long ago.
Its "entertaining".. keep up the good work

Peace out!

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haha...they care about ppl's mom ...
nice 1 Kenny..!
btw, "your's mom bay"
juz for ppl mother go only?
haha

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for that nagative fools,
if you think ppl is races,
then u better behave ur self,
what you try to express at the end of ur sentence?
aren't you also 1 of the pitiful lifeform?
not all the humanrace know how to read arabic word.that word in "malay" spelling form different sound that similiar to one of the rude word for other language!....sad to hear

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Thats not Cantonese its Hokkien

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To all you dick heads out there, Get a Life! There are lots of things that sound funny in another language. It doesn't mean that someone is being offensive or racist.

And for the rest of the other readers, you don't have to go too far to find places with funny names. Case in point, Similajau National Park in Bintulu. Doesn't that sounds like si mi la(n) j(i)au? Hahahaha....

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who the fuck cares if singaporean mcd has wifi and plasma tv too??
kiasu is it? must tell the world your mcd cant lose to egypt's?

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if they cannot speak, y kenny u don't teach them le?

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your grandma's a horse?

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Haha... funny~

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If you still can't figure out what it means...

Go ask a cantonese guy....

NIA-MA = literally means "Your Mom"
SI-MI-LAN = literally means "What The F**K"

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Hey, I thought I know Cantonese pretty well..... How come SI-MI-LAN == "What the F**K"?

Ahhhh, don't get it! Someone out there please tell me!

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And to the lowlife, whoever that is: We don't care what the Arabic says, all we see is "Ne'ama". That's all we care. And I am sure no English speaker will pronounce it "Nikmat" anyway. If you care so much, contact the Egyptian government and ask them to change the name to "Nikmat" then. I am sure they will be happy to entertain your request.

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so cute of you. LOL

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Haha, very funny... :D

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Haha, very funny... :D
I didn't know I'm A Chicken With No Name

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>.>;; I wonder how one could think about the "similan" stuff..

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that is nikmat bay actually.I know arabic.Ne'ama = nikmat.The word 'Ain' or 'nun''waw''ain' =

nik or ne'ama .And 'mim''alif''ha' = mah or ma


or the meaning is Pantai Nikmat or Nea'ma Bay.Nice one la Kenny.Thumbs up.

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kekekeke year 1999 when I was at Bahrain, I visited one of the local market named

"LU LU Market" :)

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Wrong!

Niamah is Hakka!

Nia=your Mah=grandmother

Hokkien : Your=lu eh Grandmother= ah ma


Right?

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It's amother funny post. To the readers out there don't take Kenny's joke seriously lahh. Cannot take a joke mehh?? Y so sensi??? huh? =p jk jk

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Ah, my mistake. "Ni" is definitely not Hokkien. Well, I don't know anymore. Some say it's Cantonese, some Hokkien, and one say it's Hakka. Whatever dialect it's from, one thing's for sure; it means your mother. =P

*presses*

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its like canton's 'lei lou mou'

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Neema Bay ? you wento Sharm El Sheikh ar?
I was in snorkelling in Hurghada few months ago.
the water is too cold. stupid is winter.
but i don`t think it is a better place to be.Indeed malaysia got better diving sites such as Redang lor~.
where else had u been in Egypt ?

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wahahahahha...!!!
NIAMAHBAY!! LOL

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it s hilarious how even the chinese dialect speakers in Msia and Spore can not understand Kenny s rather straightforward take on the "Ne'ama" joke? i guess fewer people come in conatct with cantonese than i once thought.

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it is like this

niama = your mum (in cantonese)

similan = wat the fcxk (in hokkien)

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WAT IS KNNCCB?

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Niamah is in Hkkien. Lei geh ah ma is in Cantonese.

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God... languages really make people misunderstood sometimes.. Like the la kia that marry Chinese her... Also made lots of mistake in their speaking.

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LOL..funny! Take more pictures of weird sounding places please. hahaha.

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SIAMILAN I LAN? (Hokkien) LOL

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OMG!! It sounds like a bad word to me. Dun't u feel so??

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Niamah Poke-Gai Ham Gah Chan lah...

You people are really funny leh. Simple Cantonese also cannot understand? I thought people use this "Niamah" everyday...

Ask any KL or Ipoh guys and he/she would tell you what it means (don't go and ask those bananas la...they suck big time).

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hahaha. what a gayass sign

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You laugh because you don't know arabic. Idiot

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to Sanford

You Don't laugh because you don't have a sence of humour. Hypocrite.

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Kenny...stop posting this shit ass jokes. Its not funny. Please stop ur readers being stupid by debating this silly post. Try something with an intelligent & brilliant post ok?

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we can laugh, as long as not too much and not insulting them. Or in other words, don't laugh in front of them. That is the purpose of jokes.^_^

But it is rude to say bad things about their language. The bad one is the translation from Arabic word to Roman word, not their language.
At least they have the 'effort' to write in Roman letter. Just imagine if all the signboard do not use Roman letter? I think that are more hilarious as tourist trying hard to explain where they want to go....O.o

by the way, sometimes they pronounce 'please' as 'blease', 'pick' as 'bick' as there is no consonant sound like 'p' in their arabic letter.=.=

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i agree. its just coincidence that sometimes translation turn out to be one of the (bad) words u used everyday.

we r not laughing at their language or anything. it might not even pronounce the way u all had in mind after all.

no harm for a quick laugh.

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Hi Kenny, 'Niamah' in foochow meaning 'your mother' lor.. do you know that we have a national park in Bintulu called SIMILAJAU? hmmm wonder how would you tell your friends if you are taking them to SIMILAJAU National Park...

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TO SPERMAN, KENNY IS NOT POSTING SOME SHIT ASS JOKES. THIS IS KENNY'S STYLE OF MAKING US(MAYB NOT U) LAUGH.

ARE U EXPECTING KENNY TO NOT BE KENNY SO THAT HE CAN KNNCCB?

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lolx... this kinda sighnboard also can see through... Like that jialat lo, if kenny go europe there.~

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in kantonese means "pantat mak/nenek kau lah punya pantai"?is it?hahahahahaw ROFL.

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Kenny, ur blog so famous until ur readers even fight with each other...and u'd got defend. I kau tau u.

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teluk mak kau

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OH, what a hilarious coincidence!! Haha.

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Good one there.
Make my day... XD

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wahhh ... enjoy nampak!

have fun yar

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poor HARD GAY, no1 seems 2 reply his curiousity 2wards the phrase KNNCCB
it means "Throw ur mother's old shoe" in hokkian(?) dialect
(direct tranlate the phrase into cantonese)

to those f- retard dat dun have the sense of humour & over sensitivity 2 visit kennysia.com, dun read ..... (btw, thats what kennysia.com famous for, ie bringing laughter 2 ppl who posess sense of humour) like me, n all other kennysians

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THANKS A LOT SCLEANG! LIMBEH SALUTE U!! HOO~!!!!!!!!!!! KNNCCB, HOOO~!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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SCLEANG IS RITE!! This is how Kenny make us laugh until our nuts fall off. If anyone here think kenny is creating a shit ass joke that guy must be a male without nuts, bcoz he doesnt hav any nuts to fall off. And referring to HARD GAY, KNNCCB!!! HOO~!!!!!!!!!!

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SIMILAN (wht the fcuk) are those kenny haters thinking? Do u understand what ppl loves kenny? T!u NE'AMA!!! KNNCCB!!

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I am waiting for a new update from you Kenny ! :D

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niamah is your mom in cantonese.

and niamah bay doesn't mean anything in cantonese.

i guess kenny u dun understand or speak cantonese. tat's y u found it funny.

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i believe the reason why he found it funny was because he understands cantonese.

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Wuhahaha...Rock on Kenny!
Have fun in egyt!

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oh my goodness it's so hillarious.... hahahahhaa.....

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Nia Ma Hou Lan Pei.

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ur mom horse?

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Hahhaha.. tat's funny, i'm lovin'it!! My friend in US even customise his car number plate to "KANASAI"!!!

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can post more on the attractions you been in there?

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omfg niamah XD !!

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'Niamah' literally means 'your mother' in Cantonese, not in Hokkien. It actually means 'fcuk', if you know what I mean. It's shortened from, but is still understood to mean 'tiu niamah', or 'fcuk you mother', but is actually the shortened, shortened version from the very vulgar 'tiu niamah ker chau hai', which means 'fcuk your mother's stinky oyster'. How the hell did this 'tit mother' come from?

Patrick explains what 'niamah' means ---> http://www.niamah.blogspot.com/

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lol. funny!!

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