19 Jun '17, 10am

Chinese traffic policeman can speak Singlish, goes viral in China

Chinese traffic policeman can speak Singlish, goes viral in China

A video featuring a traffic policeman from Xi’an, China has just taken Chinese netizens by storm. Chinese social media platforms Weibo and Miaopai are abuzz. In just four days, it has topped the “Popular” charts on both platforms with a combined total of more than 1.3 million plays, 51,000 likes and 3,000 comments as of today. The video went viral due to the traffic policeman’s commendable use of English to charge a foreigner for driving a motorbike without a license. According to Chinese news sources, the policeman once worked in Singapore before, which explains the influence of his accent. In a distinctly Singaporean accent, the traffic policeman questioned the culprit: “You driving a car in your country, you need a driving license anot?” One of the Chinese netizens had also noticed it: Although the video doesn’t feature any of our well-loved “lah”, “leh”, “lor” words, h...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/06/chinese-traffic-policeman-ca...

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