An introduction...

Conversation #1.

Me: Hello. My name is Ronald and i come from a little country called Brunei.
X: Brunei? Where's that?
Me: Southeast Asia, Borneo Island.
X: Borneo Island?
Me: Uh..near Sabah and Sarawak.
X: That's Malaysia right?
Me: Yeah we're like on the same island.
X: Hmm...
Me: Also on the same island with Kalimantan, Indonesia.
X: Wait, so you guys are like in between Malaysia and Indonesia?
Me: Can say lah...
X: Don't know where..
Me: ...

Conversation #2.

Me: Hello. My name is Ronald and i come from a little country called Brunei.
X: Brunei?
Me: *sigh*
X: Sounds like someplace i've heard of.
Me: It's quite near to Sabah & Sarawak.
X: Oh...Singapore right?
Me: ...

Conversation #3.

Me: Hello. My name is Ronald and i come from a little country called Brunei.
X: Oooh! Brunei!! Your Sultan is the richest man in the world right?
Me: Not now lah...few years ago. He is still one of the richest man.
X: Ah alright, alright. Then you must be rich too!
Me: ...

Conversation #4.

Me: Hello. My name is Ronald and i come from a little country called Brunei.
X: Brunei eh? A lot of oil and gas. I heard most the people there are super rich!
Me: Well, not mostly la...
X: So your house roof made of gold too?
Me: ...


Conversation #5.

Me: Hello. My name is Ronald and i come from a little country called Brunei.
X: Brunei?! Eh i heard your country petrol and diesel quite cheap ah?
Me: Yeah, it's being subsidized by the government..a lot.
X: Wow. You guys are so lucky.
Me: Yeap we are.
X: So how much does it cost for your petrol and diesel?
Me: Uh, Petrol i think it's around $0.53 per litre, diesel would be $0.31 per litre...
X: WHAT?! That's disgusting. No one should pay that amount for petrol! At least not today!!
Me: ...

Conversation #6.

Me: Hello. My name is Ronald and i come from a little country called Brunei.
X: Hahahahaha.
Me: What's so funny?
X: Are you hungry??
Me: Excuse me?
X: You guys are famous in Youtube.
Me: ...


Welcome to Brunei Darussalam! Abode of Peace. Kingdom of unexpected treasures....and hungry people.

Jom! Pergi minum.


In Him

Comments

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chocolatebox said…
hahaha, so true!!! Even here at uni I've stopped saying Brunei and stick with south East Asia. :D only tell if they ask more...you know how many people haven't heard of Malaysia????!!!!
kangta164 said…
I'm not surprise actually. I think Singapore would be more recognized. Hehe.

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