Cuppa Kopi, Please!

12 June 2015
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Do you know what a kopi-si gao siew dai peng da bao is?

At the kopitiam (coffeeshop) and want a strong black coffee, sans sugar? Learn the lingo and get your kopi just the way you want it…

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Peng: Add this behind any of the variations above for an ice-cold brew.

Da bao: To go.

Cham: This means to mix, so you can have kopi cham teh (tea) or kopi cham Milo (cocoa) for an extra zing.

 

Looking for more local lingo? Learn your Singlish!

The Finder, June 2015.

Graphics by Scott Frank Sithu.

 

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