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  1. 1. learning | 16 Nov 2013

    Not a "mob" (updated)

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » “Mob” (ม็อบ) in the Thai sense is often not the same as “mob” in the English sense. In fact, the ม็อบ we have seen on the streets of Bangkok would not be called mobs in English unless they turn violent. (Update: There ha...

  2. 2. learning | 15 Dec 2014

    Monk slaps English teacher for saying "fine"

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The use of the English word "fine" in Thai conversations appears to be a bit dangerous nowadays. Understood in the Thai sense as meaning "buffalo", it can result in a slap to the face.

  3. 3. learning | 07 Sep 2013

    Learn Thai: Thai mob (ม็อบ), English rally

    Learning Thai (or English) from Post Today

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » One word you will rarely, if ever, see in the Bangkok Post’s coverage of the rubber price controversy is “mob”. People who gather for a protest are not a mob in the English sense, unless they become violent and out of co...

  4. 4. lifestyle | 12 Dec 2014

    Balancing Beauty & Well-Being

    Holiday Time

    By Nikki Busuttil, Newspaper section: News

    » You could easily be mistaken for supposing that 'Dii' represents the Thai word for 'good', since this facility is all about goodness and being good to yourself, in every sense. However, it actually st...

  5. 5. lifestyle | 05 Dec 2014

    Balancing Beauty & Well-Being

    Wellness

    By Nikki Busuttil, Newspaper section: News

    » You could easily be mistaken for supposing that 'Dii' represents the Thai word for 'good', since this facility is all about goodness and being good to yourself, in every sense. However, it actually st...

  6. 6. learning | 26 Nov 2012

    Learn Thai: No more mobs, Seh Ai says

    Learning Thai from Post Today

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Gen Boonlert says he is finished with "mobs" (more likely to be called large political protests in the English sense) and explains his reasons for ending the Pitak Siam rally.

  7. 7. lifestyle | 30 Jan 2015

    Haute cuisine, hotter views

    WINE ME DINE ME

    By Jarupat Buranastidporn, Newspaper section: Guru

    » One of the most anticipated dining spots to open in Bangkok, Vogue Lounge is already making a name for itself. A sense of exclusivity oozes wall to wall, and the classic tricolour scheme of black, white and gold emits an...

  8. 8. lifestyle | 28 Jan 2015

    A night on the canvas

    By Parisa Pichitmarn, Newspaper section: Life

    » Entering the industrial loft on the sixth floor of Piman49 feels very much like visiting a friend's apartment in Brooklyn. The uniform traits are a given — bare cement walls, bare bricks, floor-to-ceiling glass wind...

  9. 9. opinion | 17 Jan 2015

    Fighting hate step by step is all we can do

    COMMENTARY

    By Kong Rithdee, Newspaper section: News

    » I’ve lost sleep over the Charlie Hebdo killings. Anger, confusion, frustration and even pain descended on my pillow like the flapping wings of an evil bat, and I reach back into my own experience to try to make sense of ...

  10. 10. lifestyle | 16 Jan 2015

    French frills and thrills

    WINE ME, DINE ME

    By Jarupat Buranastidporn, Newspaper section: Guru

    » The current trend of importing international chefs to Bangkok is proving to be a big hit. Foodies here are surely thankful that they no longer have to travel to Singapore or Hong Kong for a taste of the Michelin star exp...

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