Category Archives: Signs from Singapore

Bleed for your country. Not for the mozzies.

I think my favorite Singaporean sign is still this menu, but in terms of PSAs, I think the one below is pretty good.  Maybe not quite as eye-catching as the clams, though? (Located outside a military camp.)

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Loving Hawker Centres

I’ve found a Westerner who loves hawker centres as much as I do.  Every week during Malay class, I stared at him, bewitched by his goofy amusement, wishing I could take him home with me.  Unfortunately, that might get me … Continue reading

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Pretty Much the Best Menu Ever

Sadly, I had already eaten lunch when I spotted this sign.  Otherwise, I would have had a difficult time deciding…

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A Walking PSA Complete with Clam Costumes

Yet another reason to love Singapore. Apparently many Singaporeans think you can avoid Hep B simply by avoiding clams.  I’d seen a few billboards with a similar message, but the clam-people definitely caught my attention.

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The Best Roast Pork in Cow Car Water

I was wandering through the maze that is Chinatown Complex’s hawker centre when I saw the following sign: I was amused and confused.  What is cow car water?  Cow water could mean beef broth, but where does the car come … Continue reading

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Signs from Singapore: Non-Flatulent Technology Rice

Seriously? QQ Rice is a Taiwanese company whose main product is a rice roll – you pick a type of rice, choose some fillings, and they wrap it into a little ball for you.  Kind of like inside-out sushi in … Continue reading

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Signs from Singapore: Eminent Frog Porridge

I haven’t had frog porridge yet, but some friends are planning to take me to a place they like.  I don’t think it’s this one, which is unfortunate – at least according to the sign.  Regardless, I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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Signs from Singapore: MRT Rap Video and Sign

This “rap” video (which plays in MRT stations and on some trains) and door sign speaks to life in Singapore by referencing popular entertainment and Singlish. (Not to mention the ever-present campaigns by the government to encourage kindness and cultivate … Continue reading

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Signs from Singapore: Pizza Hut Christmas Ad

Because nothing says “Christmas present” like an object resembling a pizza with ham, bell pepper, and a cherry on top.  I also enjoy the fine print at the bottom – “Visual shown is for illustration purposes only.”  What other purposes … Continue reading

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