Malaysian Public Holiday No. 6: AGONG’S BIRTHDAY – what’s it about?

(Photo credit: http://bit.ly/1ZKr965) Sorry – somewhat belated, apparently it was June 1st….anyway. Agong’s Birthday is a holiday that is oriented around the celebration of the Malaysian King’s Birthday. In Malaysia, the King is referred to as Yang di-Pertuan Agong. Agong’s Birthday is officially observed on the first Saturday in June each year. Agong’s Birthday is…

Do you use a FULL STOP when texting? Check

(Photo credit: I was reading an interesting article by David Crystal on Linkedin this morning (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/10/world/europe/period-full-stop-point-whatever-its-called-millennials-arent-using-it.html?_r=0), and he proposed an interesting new development in the use of the full stop. Such topics for most people are heinously boring and so incredibly obscure, however David Crystal is after all a world renown ‘English language investigator’. His…