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Singapore’s government has been running the Speak Good English Movement for eleven years now, in an effort to coax Singaporeans into speaking proper English instead of Singlish. (You’d think after eleven years they’d realise that it’s not working. )

This year, they’re encouraging vandalism (and this from the country where graffiti is a flogging offence). Pravda has the story:

THE next time you see a sign written in poor English, just put the correct usage on a sticky-note and paste it on the sign.

Those behind the Speak Good English Movement hope this guerilla tactic will get more people to be more conscious of the correct usage of English.

Hey, Straits Times editors, here’s one suggestion for a sticky note: “There are two R’s in ‘guerrilla'”.

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