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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Chap Goh Meh: Poems to recite according to gender



Chap Goh Meh falls on February 6, 2012 of the Gregorian calendar. Participants should recite one of the poems below during the act of throwing oranges, apples, bananas and whatnots. Then only their wish will be fulfilled.

For Sweet Young Things:
Tim Leng-Geng (Dragon’s Eyes I Throw)
Ho Boay Keng (A Good Life Will follow)
Tim Ho Kam (Good Oranges I Throw)
T’an Ho Ang (Get Good Husband)

For Bachelors:
Tim Ping Ko (Apples I Throw)
T’an Ho Bo (Get Good Wife)
Tim Chih Thau (Stones I Throw)
Khi Ang-Moh Lau (Bungalow I Will Build)

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