Choon Kuay Chooi Bo Hoon

(Version in Hokkien)

Choon Kuay Chooi Bo Hoon

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(Version in English)

The vessel sailed by with no traces of ripple behind.

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About this rhyme/saying:~

This rhyme/saying speaks about ungrateful people as they tend to forget favors as quickly as when they needed them.

The author/owner has compiled for record, a collection of early Hokkien sayings, proverbs, rhymes and ditties to capture the essence and spirit of his hoi polloi, a community originating from the southern province of Fujian, China where individuals climbed aboard bum boats, crossing the South China Sea to settle in faraway lands to escape the brewing civil unrest and a way out from hardship carrying along with them in their journey, nothing except their trademark ponytails and their beliefs, very much rooted in Confucianism. These ditties retell their story and their lifestyle way back then so that the younger generation can gain an insight and foothold to their origin..

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