08 Nov '11, 1pm

Survey reveals S’poreans most common taboo action - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Raise your hands if you have jaywalked across a road because you were too impatient to wait for the "green man" to appear or too lazy to climb up the overhead bridge. Don’t be shy, after all you are far from the only one to do so. A recent survey by the Singapore unit of multinational U.S. toy company Hasbro found that 63 per cent of Singaporean respondents said jaywalking is a taboo action they are most guilty of. Other top taboo actions include littering, cutting a queue, smoking in non-designated areas and faking illness for a medical certificate. In the survey, 734 Singaporeans aged 16 to 50 were given 19 taboo actions and asked to pick one that they were most guilty of committing. They were also asked to pick their favourite local expression used in everyday conversation from among 21 choices. Unsurprisingly perhaps, the top choice for nearly half of the respondents w...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/survey-reveals-s%e2%80%99poreans...

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