A: So Shan... you going to the seminar this weekend?
Me: Yeah, I am. Should be interesting.
B: [SMS] Do you need me to pick you up?
Me: [SMS] naw.cangomeself
B: [SMS] ? U sure?
Me:[SMS]xya. (Sambung Zzzz...)
A: Eh... you're here. Was wondering where you where.
Me: Yeah... err... I couldn't get a cab.
A: Ye ke? Sayang. You missed Muhammad Haji Salleh.
Me: Aww dang. Oh well... (pause) Jom gi makan.
MC: We shall now commence with session 2. Let's invite our distinguished speaker, Prof. P to give his presentation.
Prof. P: Clinical experience, public perceptions, and research have indicated that the Indian community has been over-represented in attempted suicide and suicide rates in Malaysia. A computerized search of the literature back to 1966 ...
Prof. P: ... Patterns of migration experiences, religious and cultural beliefs, higher suicide risk in rural areas, the use of toxic biocides...
Me: (In a cab... heading home).
*The Seminar was supposed to end at 5pm