Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Lulu's BREAKFAST Lunch Dinner Series 14

Footnote taken from The Trouble With Malaysia, a Brian Yap essay from the book New Malaysian Essays 1

While much of the debate in Parliament is about as intelligent as those in the schoolyard, some members of Parliament outdo their colleagues.
Badruddin Amiruldin referred to Indian Malaysians as "keeling", a degratory term he insisted was not meant as an insult.
Bung Mokhtar and Mohamad Said Yusuf, on the other hand, reached the peak of notoriety when the two rebutted a statement by DAP's Fong Po Kuan (MP for Batu Gajah) by saying that she also leaked every month. That tasteless, if not juvenile remark, earned the two the ire of womens groups, political parties, including those in the BN.

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Note [from Amir's site Postal pre-orders now open]
You can pre-order New Malaysian Essays 1 for RM30 each. The price includes shipping anywhere within Malaysia. If you are outside Malaysia, kindly make friends with a Malaysian resident who can then post it to you.
You can send the money to my (Amir M's) Maybank account: 014105120512. Once you have done so, send me an email at matahari.books@gmail.com to let me know your address. If you'd like an autograph, let me know to whom it should be addressed :-)
Closing date is Thursday, Feb 14. The books will be posted on Feb 15.

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