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Was suppose to do a post for Chivas events I attended today but due to unforeseen circumstances, this post has to postpone until further notice. On top of that, due to laziness strikes which is kinda normal I guess, I decided to share some interesting books that I came across when I’m too boring and ended up hanged out inside some bookstores.

#1 Jobstreet.com Career Guide (didn’t take 1 with me)

This book captured my sight because of Jobstreet.com. It is nothing alien to us, isn’t it? How could I miss out something so catchy when I actually know at least 80% of the sales team in Penang branch? Wondering how many copies sold in a year. Maybe with such economy recession with lots of retrenchment, it might be doing good.

#2 Making Out In English (shouldn’t waste my money on this)

Out of my surprise, this book laid exactly the same rack with #1. Both tag under guidebook I guess. The former guide you to be success in your career and the latter channel you to a better person at home, hence a complete person in life?

He & She signs

who in the world need a book to help u understand those?

#3 How To Become CEO

Lately, Business FM (BFM) is the radio channel I tune in during my morning drive to work. There were a lot of interviews went on with CEO from various sectors. Curiosity kicked and I was reading this book in MPH itself. Finished at least 15% of it and I decided to take it home.

This book is just simply simple. Interesting. Fascinating. Inspiring. & easy to absorb. Everyone should just read it. I should make it a gift to all the directors in my company because in one of the chapter, it quotes, “Overpaid your people”. Awesome! LOL

Nice read. But currently I’m only qualified to become

Chief Entertainment Officer

These up and down pics actually a chapter in this book. simple right?

Out from 15 titles, know 2 read 0. no wonder i’m stuck in middle of no where FML

#4 Dictionary – English to Penang Hokkien

Someone close who works in #1, introducing this remarkable piece of work from a German who works in Penang. Amazingly a master piece like that wasn’t done by Penang people itself by an expat. Even The Star paper wrote about it. Salute!

As many of you may know, Penang Hokkien is often accused of being ‘rojak’ (mixed with many languages and dialects) dialect. This dictionary explains it so well and was done superbly. The contents are so down to earth where you actually hear them on a daily basis on Penang or Northern part of Malaysia. It covers from something ubiquitous to somewhat vulgar/impolite. Best buy for RM22.00

Best Dictionary EVAR!!!


This page actually make me and Carol laughed like hell and Suanie laughed from couch and eventually ended up on floor

It does has something nice and funny too

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  1. eMmy LiM

    English -Penang Hokkien is awesome!!! Must buy collection!!

    July 27, 2009 at 1:10 pm
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  2. KY

    wtf MAKING OUT IN ENGLISH?

    i must twitt about this!

    July 27, 2009 at 9:35 pm
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  3. -eiling-

    I can't understand a word in that making out book! maybe not enough practice hor?!!

    July 27, 2009 at 9:46 pm
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  4. tehpau

    Funny books :)

    July 27, 2009 at 10:46 pm
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  5. JenKin Yat

    what time are u coming? soon after i get there..PHAIL~!!! pre-ejaculation!

    July 27, 2009 at 11:38 pm
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  6. Chen Chow

    Thanks for highlighting our JobStreet Career Guide! It should be available in all book stores! :)

    July 28, 2009 at 12:00 am
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  7. vincent

    English to Penang Hokkien… walao… teach ppl these words… = ="

    July 28, 2009 at 2:23 am
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  8. Danny

    I like the english to penang hokkien..damn funny lar. even i'm a hokkien..and from pg as well..doesn't use this words. haha

    July 28, 2009 at 2:33 am
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  9. Pet

    I rather read fiction books! But, good to know there are THIS kinds of books out there…

    July 28, 2009 at 3:02 am
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  10. Myhorng

    eMmy, yeah awesome. do it. can get in MPH.

    KY, it will be more traumatic if the title holds "Making out in Mandarin" LOL.

    eiling, when is your birthday. this will be your birthday present. and perhaps a birthday kiss also.

    tehpau, indeed. macam macam pun ada.

    Yat, WTF with pre-ejaculation hehee.

    Chen Chow, no problem, it captured my eyes. and yup saw it in few book stores.

    Vincent, this is really what u call a comprehensive guidebook.

    Danny, get 1 and learn from the expat now.

    Pet, should widen our reading scopes. :p

    July 28, 2009 at 3:23 am
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  11. suzie

    Can't stop laughing seeing this post. Shock & surprise at the same time too. Interesting! BTW, pls change to 100% la :-)

    July 28, 2009 at 3:31 am
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  12. The Envoy

    What a useful guide for tourists. Ahahaha

    July 28, 2009 at 11:00 am
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  13. Myhorng

    Suzie, it is always nice to make ppl laugh isn't it? 100%? OK.

    The Envoy, should we introduce it to the tourism ministry?

    July 29, 2009 at 9:48 pm
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  14. Sue Me

    where to buy that hokkien book ah? I want to learn because my boyfriend and his friends speak hokkien sometimes and I dont understand :(
    lol

    July 31, 2009 at 3:35 pm
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  15. Myhorng

    Sue, u can get it in MPH. many bought after saw mine. good luck. haha.

    August 1, 2009 at 5:53 am
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  16. JolynGoh

    Penang lang..
    Attn pls..
    NOw that they have this dictionary d..
    pls dun point point at Ang Moh and said stuff coz Who knows..
    they might know wat ur grinning about.. LOL

    August 4, 2009 at 3:35 am
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