I had a short holiday in Sabah, and that's about it. Bloody boring. Can't do much visiting due to time constraint. And I sat in the car for almost 2 hours, going to Semporna only to find out, the shops are closed for the holidays!
Oh well. It doesn't matter now, does it? Since I am back in KL.
Yesterday was pretty amusing. I received such a random comment for a 2007 post I wrote. Click here if you want to know what I wrote. *Click!*
hello, I've been reading a lot of your posts and I'm just wondering what your first language is? I believe you mentioned that Chinese isn't your first language... but your English isn't exactly top notch either. I'm pretty sure you're going to be offended judging by your posts... so I apologize in advance and hope you don't take this too hard. I'm just curious.
And here's my brilliant reply. Okay, not very brilliant actually, but then again, why do I always need to justify what I say and do? Can't people just leave other people alone? It's not a matter of life and death anyway.
心。葵 @ plue said...
I'm not offended. Ha!
Chinese and English are both my first language. I use both language at home when I speak to different family members, because my parents don't understand Chinese.
I know my English isn't exactly good, but I suppose even if English is the ONLY language I speak, I don't think it necessarily means I have good English, is it?
Anyway, if my first language matters when I write my blog, I think I would be better off being an author than a blogger.
A blog is for me to write what I please, in any way I please. That is why I don't bother much with grammars and whatever is related.
Thanks for the curiosity, and I hope this satisfies it?
If Chinese is my first language, does it mean my Chinese must be perfect? If English is my first language, does it mean it must be perfect? So do you say the Europeans/ Americans and those who come from English speaking countries, have top notch English? Yeah, they have better English than me, like I care. As long as I am able to express what I think and feel, isn't it more than enough? I don't think my grammar is that bad, but I do make mistakes. Hey, this isn't an exam where I am being marked or judged!
It's good if you don't make grammar mistakes and have really good English, in fact it's a plus point in life! It's totally cool to have perfect language skills, but uh, how many people achieve it anyway?
To say I am completely not offended is WRONG.
Since you have already predicted that I would be offended, why didn't you craft your words better? People can be so weird. :P
Anyway, since you are anonymous, I don't think you would be back here reading anyway. Oh well. I'm not bothered.
I think I should post up my New Year resolution, whether I keep it or not :P