23 Apr '13, 12pm

Did you know the NTUC was once known as SFTU? What the FCUK is with their acronyms?

Did you know the NTUC was once known as SFTU? What the FCUK is with their acronyms?

The Labour Move­ment should not let Lim Swee Say it him­self. Not since the 1990s, when Goh Chok Tong spouted all man­ner of foot­ball analo­gies, has any­one gen­er­ated so much inter­est over his own slo­gans and turns of phrases. It’s been three and a half years since the NTUC ’s Secretary-General first exhorted the country’s work­ers to be part of a Cheaper, Bet­ter, Faster (CBF *) econ­omy, and I haven’t stopped hear­ing peo­ple talk­ing about how the blardy gah­men wants to make them cheaper bet­ter and faster. It’s been detract­ing peo­ple from the real issues the NTUC and the MOM have been try­ing to tackle, and quite unfor­tu­nately a lot of peo­ple think this is how the NTUC has made its mark this last decade. Actu­ally, any slo­gan that starts with or has the word “cheap” or “cheaper” in it is ask­ing for trou­ble: Cour­tesy is for Cheap. Cheap Bet­ter Best. Che...

Full article: http://miyagi.sg/2013/04/cheaper-better-faster/

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