05 Aug '11, 12pm

About the use of the F-word by NTU valedictorian

By Ronald Kow Assistant Editor, Editorial Systems Support [email protected] LET me tell you this story which I heard during my schooldays and it is, in a way, something that was said in a speech upon graduation. An American farmer had high hopes in his daughter, who was an only child. Poor as he was, he decided that she should get a proper education. So he sold his farm - lock, stock and barrel, including some cows and a prized stud bull - to raise funds, so she could go to a good university in another state. A few years later, she graduated but he did not have the resources to attend her graduation. Soon, she came back home. The first thing she told her father upon meeting him, after the obligatory hugs and maybe some high-fives, was: “Daddy, I ain’t a virgin anymore.” She actually said “I ain’t a virgin no more”, but let’s not make it sound worse than it really was. Any...

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