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How I Learned to Appreciate My Second Voice

Karen Gwee | Posted 03.06.2015 | College
Karen Gwee

I had a lightbulb moment when I realized many, if not all, of the friends I had made here have never heard my first, natural speaking voice. The way I'd so cleanly and definitively bisected my identity bowled me over and led me to worry: was I being inauthentic?

Not So Shiok!

KF Seetoh | Posted 07.07.2013 | Travel
KF Seetoh

Shiok, if you aren't familiar with this part of the equator, is a local slang in Singapore that describes all feelings that's fantastic, indescribable or sensational