Reader reaction to Reuters news
Don’t tinkle with my freedoms…
Singapore says new law will prevent meeting disruption
Did Legislator Sylvia Lim of the opposition Workers’ Party really say ‘tinkle?
I’m told that was an accurate quote, although she probably meant “tinker.” Since most of our readers are not familiar with Singapore English, or Singlish, it would have been more useful to paraphrase the quote or clarify the word: GBU Editor
Workers’ Party Chairwoman Sylvia Lim speaks during a rally for the Aljunied group representation constituency (GRC) in Singapore May 5, 2006. The city-state will head for a general election on Saturday. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash