Saturday, August 11, 2007



In the joyous spirit of Merdeka (Malaysia Independence Day), I had compile a list we share and love in Malaysia. This is the list we had in common as citizen. If you are visiting Malaysia, be sure to look, taste, smell, sound and feel all the item listed.

50 Things Malaysian Liked

Food

1. Nasi lemak - Malay food
2. Nasi kandar - Indian
3. Roti canai - Indian pizza
4. Teh tarik - tea
5. Kajang Satay - meat stick BBQ
6. Ramly Burger
7. Char koay teow - fried mee
8. ABC (air batu campur) - ice blended mix with nuts and fruits
9. Rojak - fruit mix with special sauce
10. Yee sang - chinese new year auspicious appetizer

Expressions (Daily languages)
11. Lah
12. Maachan
13. Brudder
14. Ta pau -take away
15. Cin-cai -take it easy
16. Aiyo
17. Malaysia Boleh -Malaysia can
18. Yam seng -'cheers' when beer

Personalities
19. Tunku Abdul Rahman
20. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
21. Tan Sri P. Ramlee
22. Sudirman
23. Mat Rempit -motor biker stunt
24. Ah Long -loan shark
25. Lat

Buildings & Places
26. Genting Highlands -Casino resorts
27. Penang Bridge
28. Putrajaya -Government command centre
29. Sepang International Circuit -F1 Racing
30. Petronas Twin Towers
31. Mount Kinabalu -Highest mountain peak
32. KL International Airport
33. Chow Kit Road -Red light district
34. Malacca -Historic state
35. Dataran Merdeka -Independence square
36. 24-hour Mamak stall
37. Pasar malam

Culture and Others
38. Proton
39. Balik kampung
40. Open house
41. Baju kurung
42. Longhouse
43. Baba-Nyonya
44. Malaysian hospitality
45. “Malaysian time”
46. Joget
47. MyKad or identity card
48. Unclear road signs
49. Vision 2020
50. Ang pow in many colours

Source: http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2007/8/8/nation/20070807154351&sec=nation




1 comments:

Quachee said...

Think this is quite a good list from The Star readers. Though a lil surprised Datuk Siti is not in the list - yet?