Ang Mor Chiak Bak

(Version in Hokkien)

Ang Mor Chiak Bak

Lu Chiak Kut

Ang Mor Pangsai

Lu Khi Put!


(Version in English)

The westerners eat meat

You eat bones

When the westerners shit

You need to scoop!


About this rhyme:~

This is a  rhyme that expresses disgust over the Westerners perhaps because of the centuries of Colonial ruling in olden day Malaya where the locals were being treated unfairly! Later this rhyme grew to show disgust over English educated locals by the ethnic school children who are envious of them for not being able to communicate in English themselves.

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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