23 Dec '11, 6am

[TOC] Sorry Dr George, we disagree

I agree with Random Passerby’s post. Dr George was actually making a valid point, in my humble opinion. What he said in the interview with Blog TV was such:”“I notice that the PR mention that some of the staff, because they are Malay, they are Indian, they can’t converse in English good, well enough, so [unclear] I think we accept broken English . . .”. The phrase “some of the staff, because they are Malay, they are Indian, they can’t converse in English good, well enough…” immediately followed from the phrase “I notice that the PR mention that”. Hence he was merely quoting what the PR said, as opposed to expressing a personal view. He did not tacitly or impliedly adopt the PR’s statements as his own. TOC however wrote this [i just looked at the TOC article]: “He said that because some staffs are “Malay(s), they are Indians, they cannot converse in English good, well enoug...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/12/sorry-dr-george-we-di...

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