Saturday, May 20, 2006

Scary!!!


My wife, Min photographed this news cutting that was posted up on a school notice board!!!

"I spotted this on a notice board in a school. I think putting up the newspaper cutting was to educate their students on sexual abuse. Or from the headline, warn the children of genocide!"


Literal translation:
SEXUAL ABUSE
children to be exterminated

25 comments:

The Unladen Swallow said...

*laughs*

Its kind of like using a sledgehammer to hit a fly, if it were ever real.

tgsherilamirah said...

omg, I better start running now.

(Hey, still young at heart ya know?)

Anonymous said...

If this is an indication of our progress towards 2020, I dare not think any further. Scary indeed.

Samm said...

OMG!!!!!OMG!!!!!!!!!OMG!!!!!!!! Damn sked liao. Gordon's gonna be homeschooled.

Nicholas said...

Right... Some copy editor somewhere needs to be given an award... :D

zeekin said...

What a way to curb the social problem. Ensured efficiency! haha

daniel said...

siao ah, i think the it should be translated as 'child sex abuse must be eradicated'. only problem is, the stupid editor broke the headline at the wrong place and highlighted the wrong words.

patrickteoh said...

You're right. This editor needs to win some dubious Bolehland award. Or maybe he, unlike so many others, actually has a sense of humour. Warped though it may be:-)

bongkersz said...

hahaha! the editor really has a dark humour :D

Anonymous said...

I'm more inclined to think the Editor's too focused on how to give an intelligent response to your halal money topic that he inadvertently screwed that one up! Hehehe.

aaron tan said...

hilarious!

Anonymous said...

oh well at least the school is daring enough to educate the kids abt sexual abuse and i must say, talking abt this issue openly, takes a lot of guts..but someone has to do it rite??but oh well, its for the kids to know anyway..

Yvonne Lee said...

Wah Lao eh! Like dat oso can ah???

I say, sack the editor!

Thanks for the great post, Patrick!

mohd sham said...

nowadays, its very difficult to trust anyone to take care of our child..

sham
http://incomeconcept.blogspot.com

Nyokk said...

hahahah that's funny

FireAngel said...

LOL too fucken funny!

Julius Bean Laden said...

vision 2020....!!??!! We will probably be 2020 years behind time if this goes on. Common sense??.... Cow sense pun tak ada... !!

patrickteoh said...

Funny? Sure it is. Also it is scary, tragic too.

blackpurple said...

Ha ha ha... Funny..

TheArchitect said...

wahlauuuu.. for a moment there i thought kids will be eradicated. the editor should be sent to deserted island and be left there to die. hopefully something creepy like the one in the drama,'lost' will take place to make it a very slow death. while he's getting too bored at the island, supply him with some good editing from high flying newspapers so he will understand why he's being sent there in the first place.

did i went too far with the sentence?

Anonymous said...

No. In fact, you didn't go far enough. You should have put him in a container with snakes, spiders, worms, bugs and other creepy crawlies.

Oh, to make him really suffer for his "sins", throw in his mother-in-law, too. That ought to teach him!!

Hehehehe...

Did I go too far??

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The Deaf Listener said...

Which magazine or newspaper is the article from ah? This is one big blunder. Now, kill the children to end sexual abuse!! lol

Anonymous said...

Oh well, as the saying goes: "Common sense is not common anymore." This messed-up headline is a classic case of having brains but not using them. "Credit" should also be given to the person who actually put that up. God knows how many kids got freaked out when reading that headline.. Poor kids.

Anonymous said...

Correction: It's a classic case of the brain being in the arse. Hahaha. And that, proves it can happen.

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Jenn said...

what the hell!