Kamis, 14 Juli 2011

English vs Bahasa

Why Malaysian Government insists on using English for math and science?
This is because the whole world uses the language as an information and/or
technology language. How dangerous it will be if we try to use Bahasa,
especially in school. See example below:-

Hardware = barangkeras
Software = baranglembut
Joystick = batang gembira
Plug and Play = cucuk dan main
Port = lubang
Server = pelayan
Client = pelanggan

Try to translate this:

That server gives a plug and play service to the client using either
hardware or software joystick. The joystick goes into the port of the

Now in BAHASA:

Pelayan itu memberi pelanggannya layanan cucuk dan main dengan menggunakan
batang gembira jenis keras atau lembut. Batang gembira itu dimasukkan ke
dalam lubang pelanggan.

Now you know...WHY.