Kind of useless for Indons to scream “banci, banci!” at us Malaysians. The word has a totally non-offensive meaning in Bahasa Melayu, LMAO and ROTFL.
Let us now compare these traditional sports in the SEA region side-by-side, recognised as the predecessors to the modern sport of Sepak Takraw. SIPA TAKYAN (Philippines) SEPAK RAGA (Malaysia) CHINLONE (Myanmar) SIPAK RAGO (Indonesia) All of the above have evolved into this: Anyone who tries to deny this and wants any of the predecessor sports […]
Seriously, this left me in giggles and pretty much convinced me that Bahasa Melayu of the Indonesian variant is certainly very regionalised. So don’t blame me if this image pops up in my mind whenever I see the word “merumput” being used in Indonesian media
Want proof? Here you go. It amuses me to no end when some hypersensitive Indons think that this is some sort of racial or national slur and then go off the bend by insulting my country. In reality, “Indon” is a colloquial term commonly used for INDON-esia. There is no slander or slur attached to […]