Nothing is Free

August 21, 2010 at 11:41 pm 1 comment

It has been quite a while since I last blogged. And the reasons are numerous but none is worthy of mention. Anyway, something caught my attention this morning when I went shopping. I saw this tempting sign, and it sort of beckoned me to take one.

I decided on the Bako postcard. But the moment I picked it up, I saw this:

Moral of the story: Behind every card lies something more than meets the eye or as the Malays would have it “Ada udang di sebalik batu” (Loosely translated as There’s a prawn behind the rock).

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Entry filed under: vocabulary.

Keeping Up Appearances Signs of the Times

1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Periwinkles  |  August 22, 2010 at 10:59 am

    My naughty students would say “Ada udang di sebalik mee.” 🙂

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