History 7 Lecturer
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History 6 Lecturer
Another History 6 Lecturer

 

- [On the purpose of tutorials] tutorials meant for you to care'ri'figh(are meant, clarify)
- these will be checked rare'ger'ly (regularly)
- Yortsin (Yeltsin)
- Hwa Chong started in the 1870s (1970s)
- if you're a very reluctant rerner (learner)
- take one more look again (there's redundacy here)
- you can get hips of information (heaps)
- flailms (films)
- the Berlin War (Wall)
- tech'nor'regy (technology)
- [On hitherto unconsidered historical factors] How does the Russian Winter infruence history? (influence)
- willean them (within)
- Mark favoured the workers (Marx)
- a sair'nair't trial (senate)
- the teary of the rise and fall of dynasties (theory)
- Koo'bah'lah Khan (Kubalai)
- and even mee'tri / minitree rule (military)
- In the case of the Nut'zies (Nazis)
- The Solvic Reparblics are more powerful (Soviet Republics)
- Human nature is difficult to phantom (fathom)
- benshment or death (banishmnt)
- The wheel of the party will be obeyed (will)
- Can't be bothered with fair'cism (fascism)
- On the right is Roosevell (Roosevelt)
- despite his rair'pertation (reputation)
- trying to spread communist eedee'orlergy (ideology)
- He was able to weakness (witness)
- given the op'pour'tunity to continue (opportunity)
- They were accused of trimes by Stalin (crimes)
- He's actually not an intellect (intellectual)
- Once in a while, TCS 12 will show it (TV 12)
- Russia's spear of influece (sphere)
- the tread of communism (threat)
- Hungaria / Hungria / Hungeria (Hungary)
- Communism has to follow within the Soviet model (follow)
- I've taken the librety (liberty)
- If you like to can your essay (plan)
- there's no way you can vay'ree'fai (verify)
- they want to po'mote entrepreneurship (promote)
- You can't fought Marx (fault)
- other unseen vectors (factors)
- The art of die'lac'tics (dialetics)
- Albeania is also communist (Albania)
- they had to send troops from Innear Russia (Inner)
- He pains the Tsar to be romantic (paints)
- in zah'ist society (Tsarist)
- a lot of refugees was escaping (were)
- Kennedy paced ships around Cuba (placed)
- It was a great humilation for Khrushchev (humiliation)
- the rise of power of Brezhnev (rise to)
- priviledges (written)
- human beans (beings)
- It's a good thing to regenuate (regenerate)
- he decided to scrape it (scrap)
- In the case of China, there're some simarities (similarities)
- You're talking about subsivience (subservience)
- when Gorberchev liberised (liberalised)
- you know the term father's nose best (knows)
- He ostracised himself from the party (was ostracised)
- Brezhnev was more pore'shious (cautious)
- fooder for animals (fodder)
- bast differences (vast)
- [At] farms you grow weed (wheat)
- the revolutionary err'duh of Khrushchev (ardour)
- sheeps (sheep)
- We were looking at the political expat, we were looking at the econonic expat. Now we are looking at the social expat. (aspect)
- there were descent (was dissent)
- no one escaped his crutches (clutches)
- Hargo (Hugo)
- Thespian sea (Caspian)
- destroy the myth of party in'forlibility (infallibility)
- religion is a tool used by the bourgeoisies (Pronunciation: Bourgeoisie with an s at the back) (bourgeoisie)
- If you cannt ack'cept the coodness of the Soviet regime (accept. goodness)
- destalinisation will led to (lead)
- when tings fail (things)
- the final kneel in the coffin (nail)
- a'mong (among)
- the Bortic states (Baltic)
- ack'nic pride (ethnic)
- Hel'sairn'ski (Helsinki)
- Yuri Gugarin, who represented the peaceful phase of peaceful coexistence (Gagarin, time)
- They must be san'shien (sanctioned)
- a tawning of tension (thawing)
- The President has executive power, what he does has to be rectified by the US congress (ratified)
- Sale of brains and technology (grain - but he means grains)
- to forestore Soviet intervention (forestall)
- peace is a morbid condition (moribund)
- Afaghanistan (Afghanistan)
- Nicaguava (Nicaragua)
- within the ram of politics (realm)
- it is a rack'teric (rhetoric)
- the central team (theme)
- the Vacknam War (Vietnam)
- there were no, in a sense, diplomacy (was)
- you can nip it in the butt before it happens (bud)
- until the last resort (as)
- nuclear par'rity (parity)
- This is the phenomena seen in the Soviet Union (phenomenon)
- [On how Soviets protested in one-candidate elections] You don't want to vote, you put Mickey Mouse name [on the voting slip], put your name (Mickey Mouse's)
- vo'kar is the top drink in the Soviet Union (vodka)
- a vealean figure (villainous)
- all theatre must project teams on (contain themes of)
- the will'dering of communism (withering)
- the clymite (climate)
- I was telling you this anadote (anecdote)
- even his own co'llision/collision(coalition)
- The Party is the bread, the Government is the body (brain)
- he pathed the way for Gorbachev (paved)
- Br'air'sh'nov / Brezhnov(Brezhnev)
- it refused to heel warnings (heed)
- Turd world expansionism was not ripping its rewards (Third, bringing its supposed benefits)
- rare'dicule him (ridicule)
- if you look at the skim of work (scheme)
- some of the imagerys seen here (imagery)
- Cor'nairn the Barbarian (Conan)
- eh'ko effect (echo)
- We have the Cher'nobee disaster (Chernobyl)
- unlashed new forces (unleashed)
- that is naitee on his part (naivety)
- He sidelineded the conservatives (sidelined)
- Kosomo (Written by him as Komoso. Real spelling: Kosmosol)
- Sunny (Suny)
- The batter is not over yet (battle)
- by electing newspapers and TV (using)
- points of contensions (contension)
- the look of resonation on Gorbachev's face (resignation)
- certain questions need to be ask (asked)
- If I show you Hungary['s overthrow of communism], you'll fall asleep, so I show you Romania, with a lot of blood
- by 1889, withdraw from Afghanistan (1989)
- because of the low value of the rubble (ruble)
- when Lithania declared independence in 1990 (Lithuania)
- A referendum was hell in March 1991 (held)
- Gorbachev holidaying in the Cree'meer (Crimea)
- no history of prostitutes, priss (priest)
- the women, the chiuren (children)
- Some of the answers I get [in Students' essays] don't make sense : "the Brezhnev era was the Brezhnev era."
- We need some stort of standard (sort)
- You must take some time to exspleen to him (explain)
- He could tingle with it (tinker)
- Is he a loyal pay'tree'ot? (patriot)
- All politicians wants to increase their powers (want)
- They were comma'rats (comrades)
- December tworth, there was a new parliament (twelfth)
- They failed to ground up Gorbachev, ground up Yortsin (round, Yeltsin)
- It is the war machine which is fewing it (fueling)
-He attacked Church'chyen / Churchenya (Chechnya)
- Its supposed to be panda (tender)
- and of course, there's Parliament, which acts as a check against him (on)
- It boys down to (boils)
- dismarl (dismal)
- irresponsible new oligarchies (oligarchs)
- the demigod aspect (demagogue)
- Today, the deadline for your essays are due (your essays are due)
- Foreign policy became the archer's heel in Yortsin's foreign policy (Achilles', of, Yeltsin)
- Bear'ler'res (Belarus)
- Church'yen (Chechen)
- Tagastan is a neighbour of Churchenya (Dagestan, Chechnya)
- You're not supposed to copy down everything that he says because sometimes it's a joke
- warlock periods (warlord period)
- For China, its only nineteen tense (tens)
- You have to think of any roopholes (loopholes)
- before that, Yortsin was resisting against it (Yeltsin, resisting it)
- appeal to the pay'trotism (patriotism)
- Some British sailors and ships were damaged (sailors cannot be damaged, but only injured and/or killed)
- 1 million pounds was being awarded to the United Kingdom (was awarded)
- Tee'run (Teheran - Capital of Iran)
- There was this Peru'yan person (Peruvian)
- The breathe'vity of the UN lectures (brevity)
- Let's say I'm a diplomat, they can frame me up (frame me)
- The US, so many states. 50 over states.
- Now we move on to san'tions (sanctions)
- What are repraisals? (reprisals)
- You want Rock and Roll music, you want the latest Stallone movie, you don't sell [goods] to the Soviet Union.
- During the Garf War (Gulf)
- Is the effectiveness of the General Secretary tie to his personality? (Secretary-General, tied)
- You receive AIDS, you receive benefits from the developed nations (aid)
- How justified are crisms of the World Bank? (criticisms)
- That was also conducted under the auspicious of the UN (auspices)
- Doesn't domestic factors play a role here? (don't)
- pre-martial sex (marital) (written)
- You know who's Bamboo Green? (what's)
- All of us have a responsible towards the development of the country (responsibility)
- It's more politically corright for the US to step in (correct)
- That's why we have this Air'rairb-Israeli conflict (Arab)
- become more of a roar'bot, a zombie (robot)
- I don't want to hold you up too long (hold you)
- wil'lout restructuring (without)
- similarly paralysed (seemingly)
- from Pitter The Great (Peter)
- The Vietnam Vack'trerns (Veterans)
- The Vat Congs are the South Vatnamese working for the North Vatnamese (Viet Cong, Vietnamese)
- intrepid and analyse (interpret)
- Kos'gin (Kosygin)
- the Old Guards (Guard)
- instead of oppressing on them (them)
- Pi'nan'cho (Pinochet)
- Collack it on either tuesday or wednesday (collect)
- You drop one subject, you will have less stress, more time... improve your mental health.
- This is to get you rolling. (you going / the ball rolling)
- The Merchant Of Venus (Venice)
- Maybe the Jews are seen as different, and no one likes different people. No one likes the X-Men, for example.
- They are Muslims, but they are not Malays. They are Air'rebs. (Arabs)
- Christians also believe in that, but they have Volume 2 - the New Testament. The Jews only have Volume 1 - the Old Testament.
- Racially, you are Chinese, but you worship Mohammed. So you are Muslim. (Allah)
- Sai'ria / Cereal (Syria)
- [On me] How come you never do, [but] you know all the answers.
- Which Arab clan is the dominant Haji kingdom of Saudi Arabia named after? (Hijaz)
- The answer is Suda - S-A-U-D (Saud)
- Yamen (Yemen)
- They sort of kicked Egypt out of the Air'rarb League, but they were later reinstated (Arab, it was)
- I tried to get you kickstarted (started)
- There are some instigations that he's gay as well (were some allegations)
- [On the relationship between two people with the same last name] They could be related, but most probably it is because they have the same last name (??)
- [Shows a comic strip] At this point in the lecture, you're supposed to laugh.
- [On a holiday essay requiring 45 mins of work in a 6 week holiday] If you cannot fulfill that requirement, do it now (couldn't do that)
- the Swiss Canal (Suez)
- Yom Kompot (Kippur)
- Mare'rid / Mer'rid Peace Conference (Madrid)
- 1994, Washin'ton Declaration (Washington)
- Somali (Somalia)
- a sense of bean (being)
- They were trying to carve a peace (carve out)
- Lawrence [of Arabia] was very much responsible in inciting the Arab Revolt (for)
- the British were caught in a blind (bind)
- back-peddling (paddling?)
- You will still encounter the warth of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Transjordan (would still face the wrath)
- The tie had turned against Germany (tide)
- the Jewish groups were inspire by the United States (inspired)
- they had food ray'tioning (rationing)
- under UN auspice (auspices)
- you have terrist attacks (terrorist)
- the Israelites (Israelis - here he means people from Israel)
- Ee'liat (Eilat - Pronounced as Eelat)
- about the Igran and the Stern (Irgun)
- very famous, or at least to our studies (for the purposes of)
- they take China as the centre, so China is the Far East
- Iran is right smack in the middle of the Middle East
- Or'pack (OPEC)
- right now [the capital of Israel] is Tell Ahvi (Tel-Aviv)
- this is the map which I dig out from the bible yesterday (dug)
- See'nai (Sinai)
- the Roman Empire came and gone (went)
- The Air'rarbs were living in tens (tents)
- Some of them are more dohve-like (dove)
- [Student: It's Golan Heights] Who told you? Buy him a drink.
- The country where Sinai is (which Sinai belongs to)
- I provided you the external context (you with)
- You must sort of overlook the transfer of power (oversee)
- Ger'ren (Gurion)
- along the process (in)
- they built skoos (schools)
- this incident inspired the Al'jay'rians (Algerians)
- best defense = worst offense (good) (written)
- 939 aircrafts (aircraft)
- How did the Israeli did it? (do)
- This highlights the impitance of the UN (importance)
- riff-raffs (riff-raff)
- Olympics Games (Olympic) (written)
- solidarit a'mong the Arab nations (solidarity among)
- [To a student] So, what's the reaction to your new haircut?... Never do survey?
- Cordoning forces (co-ordinating)
- When she became the Prime Minister, she was already quite old by then (already quite old)
- Merry land, filled with happiness, sunshine and Americans. (Maryland)
- It provoke'ted a reaction from the Israelis (provoked)
- by loading them with numbers (overwhelming)
- The whole issue of Arab unity, I would argue, is very fray'gile (fragile) (Arab unity is fragile)
- the Marinate Christians (Maronite)
- Phalanx (Phalange)
- Ariel Sharon (Ariel Sharon)
- It was a political and international finasco (fiasco)
- Cy'rens (Syrians)
- syrian terrolists (terrorists)
- the PLO were in Beirut (was)
- [On the intifada] If everyone throws one stone at the soldiers, there will be a lot of stones.
- They are not so fervour as the '48 generation (fervent)
- mudders, grandmudders (mothers, grandmothers)
- It's easy to fight a war when you can't see your enemy (can't see your enemy as human)
- When you're beating up kids, that will do something to your mind (beating up kids will)
- jeres'diction (jurisdiction)
- Bernedict (Benedict)
- that would mean they recognise Israel's existent (existence)
- the agenda of that (reason for)
- Mer'rid (Madrid)
- Al Bach (Al Nakbah)
- subverted to the agendas of Arab leaders (subsumed by)
- with the weaning of 3 Arab-Israeli wars (winning)
- Karama (Karameh)
- Tired ah? [Student: No, hungry] Imagine the Palestinians.
- That is what Israel destroyed in 1982 when they embeded Lebanon (invaded)
- the consequence of that led to (was that)
- [Student: Can we have an extension [of our essay, which is due on Friday]?] Tell you all on Friday.
- Or is it your essay will start with : "Arafat is a good man. He is very smart... "He is a master of survival. He is still alive today." (or will)
- not everything can be contributed to Arafat's success (attributed)
- Jordians (Jordanians)
- They felt so disenchented that they challenged his leadership (disenchanted)
- to illastrate the whole issue of Arab unity (illustrate)
- again, the mentality of all of nothing (or)
- so you leave them been (be)
- [On Saddam] The Palestinians thought, "What a nice man"
- I'll assign you rows (roles)
- [Sees student writing down an essay question on a postcard] So after writing it down you're gonna send it to yourself.
- Since '73, the Israelis were highlighted to the fact (aware of)
- there is a tension (tension)
- the intifada was whining down (winding)
- [On diplomatic skills and knowing the opponent] You should know: this guy likes to drink beer or whatever... must negotiate in bright sunlight... cannot wear dark colours, or you'll agitate the person
- Although there were some tangible results, but... ('but' cannot be used)
- Arafat, dark glasses, wrap his head [mimes gun] action hero...
- killing athelicks (athletes)
- Israel is in a slum (slump)
- Shama (Shamir)
- Rubin (Rabin)
- Norwagian diplomat, a Norwagian researcher (Norwegian)
- Per'ris (Peres)
- For what's it's worth (what)
- call you King Gabriel, then you walk around RJC
- [Your notes,] eaten by the gorilla in the mountain
- 4 hour strack (strike)
- [To the history representative] When was the last time you went to the photocopy room?
- Those of you who got 16... 15[/25 for your essay], very good.
- The Lukad party came back to power (Likud)
- They have settle their roots there (put down)
- Palestinian malaysias (militias)
- they had papular support in the Gaza (popular)
- I think you ladies complain too much.
- by returning Mount Temple to the Palestinians (the Temple Mount)
- See? I came prepared for the talk [on the 3 greatest military leaders of the millennium] in my green... military.
- simmingly (seemingly)
- I don't think any nation or people would agree to disarment (disarmament)
- Bill Clinton tangle a carrot in front of the Israelis (dangle)
- rare'ther (rather)
- Before, they were way'ry (wary)
- Before that, he's quite a woose (he was, wuss)
- There're really a lot of points going around (issues involved here / points brought up)
- as well as Wide river (Wye)
- [On the Shah of Iran] He's a good example of how not to run a country.
- [on how to do well for History essays] to believe what you are writing is relevant
- Paper is free in the exam. You can take one whole stack. If you have the time, you can draw cartoons.
- the clergery (clergy)
- this bring our story's to 1975 (brings our story)
- [On the Shah of Iran] He had the best food, the best wine, the best women (he was a Muslim)
- in a country rampaged by poverty (ravaged)
- [On the Iran hostage crisis] some of you will remember this... It's quite famous (the students were mostly born in 1983)
- It's a curve ball, and you're supposed to bad it (bat)
- [Before giving out scripts] Chocolates... [Me: Why, what's the occassion? We did very well ah] No... Cheer you all up
- [On Iran] Women, all cover up, like Ninja
- It's a revolution, in all sense of the words (senses, word)
- He will be controlling the strings (in control)
- Don't say they're religious nutheads (nutcases)
- They got their wave because they are strong in numbers (wish)
- modicals... moderates and radicals
- torak (terok) (written)
- There's no way a government can be run by these 2 groups of crazy people running around (clerics and radical fundamentalists)
- They were eradicated heavily by fundamentalists in the early 80s (eradicated)
- Ba'rarn (Bahrain)
- [On the Shah of Iran] You have a picture, you show me. I want to see how handsome he is. (If you)
- [On an unclear picture of the Shah] That one could be me also
- Iraq was banging on a short war (banking)
- they adorted Soviet tactics (adopted)
- It's not surprising that Iraq can't wean the war (couldn't win)
- Yurope (Europe)
- You have to adop it (adopt)
- We'll try to eliminate out (eliminate)
- the constitution is still inforced (enforced)
- export it out (it)
- these are supposed to be read in corresponce with the lecture (correspondence)
- suspect you of bin communist (being) (Pronunciation: Malay way of pronouncing 'bin')
- they are secret police of sort (sorts)
- militry rule (military)
- Shittes (Shiites) (written)
- In 1990, they decided to kill 2 birds in one stone (with)
- [Student: What does TWA stand for?] The wide aeroplane.
- [To me] Are you applying for 'Who wants to be a Millionaire'?
- [On Iran] More choices than you have here... There, you can choose a conservative, radical or moderate candidate. Here... walkover...
- The sucky thing is, they always have election on Saturdays, why not a weekday?... [Student: Monday] Monday cannot, my short day. (elections)
- [On doing research for tutorials] Call up your friends, your penpal in Iran.
- [On the Iran-Contra arms deal] Special counsellor was set to advise Reagan (counsel)
- jot your memory (jog)
- Iraq was pissed at the Gulf States... [They all sold their oil cheaply] "These Gulf States, they're such bastards"
- [On an Iran tutorial] Call up your secret Iranian boyfriend to find out the answer
- [On the population boom] at night, very active. Reproduce.
- What are they interested in? [Me: Sex] Shh, cannot say. There're girls here.
- If you want to know more girls, what do you do? [Me: IRC] They're not so advanced... before IRC... Prank calls.
- A few years ago, 4 bozos, nothing better to do, dress up as girls... [and went to the girls' ski slopes]
- [On how to weaken a country] Maybe you can cut off birth control supplies to a country
- 1998 itself, inflation went up by 40% (was)
- especially the use (youths)
- [On Iran] In the 90s, oil consumption increased 5 fold... Don't know what they did with all the oil... play watergun.
- [On Turban corruption] No, they don't hide the money in there.
- [On Iranian students] Most of them just want to make prank calls
- The Gulf States... are heavily invested by the West (invest heavily in)
- Kuwait is heavily invested in the West (invests heavily)
- Scout missiles (Scud)
- [Mobile phone sounds] Ooo... What's that, who's that
- [On Saddam] I'm sure he's not as crazy as some people say he is.
- [On alleged reasons for the Gulf War] Point number 2, Saddam is evil. He's the bully of Baghdad.
- prisidence (precedence)
- critiques' view (critics') (written)
- airbomb Iraqi forces in Kuwait (bomb)
- maintain Iraq to check on Iran (check / act as a check on)
- [Zixuan on a Lido sighting: Last year, when I was scared of you... then I hide] So useless...
- some of you, [will] become army officer... narcotics officer... [Zixuan: Minister of Defense] Minister of Defense... then, S-Cube seminar... then a student ask you the question... "20 years ago, I also asked that questions, I refuse to answer"
- 10 years ago, most of my classmates did engineering, then now become [Me: Retrenched?] No... Every day, go to Tuas... Forced holiday... Open 4 days a week.
- You can be one of the girls, "Yes, can I help you?" [Girl laughs] They're paid a lot... emphasise on front line service (the emphasis is)
- So you all passed your NAPFA? Fail, fail, fail, fail?
- You read the article [already]... Over there [where you are] is cooler, down here is hotter... You lead the discussion.
- [What it did was] shift the threat from Islamic Fundamentalism to Saddam Hussein the madman
- deal in arms purchases (arms)
- look at it as a rhetoric (rhetoric)
- [Jiaxiang: Can we have a break now?] Why? [Jiaxiang: I'm very tired] Did you run on Sports Day? [Jiaxiang: No] Did I run on Sports Day? [Jiaxiang: Yes]
- Some of you associate Sunni with Saddam Hussein. That's a bad example, because Saddam = Evil
- After the death of Mohammed, there was no dagsignated heir (designated)
- [Me: Who's the 12th Iman?] He's out there, riding on a horse or a donkey... If I know, I won't be here... the Messiah. The Messiah's manager.
- [Gestures to watch, clothing] I'm personally driving the Singapore economy.
- [On the young in Japan's profligate spending] That's why you have new models of Hello Kitty, Poker'mon (Pokemon)
- You can either jack up [oil prices] or jack down (cut prices)
- It's important to clear up the air, of sort (clear)
- radical fundamentalists... these are more radical
- people who are wearing stoots (suite)
- religion has always be in the Middle East (been)
- I'm doing this for my first time (the)
- Do they teach you all, at RGS, to speak softly?
- boo'troh's (Boutros)
- Milton Fredman (Fredman)
- I think it's important to look at the criticisms the turd world countries have against the World Bank (third, of)
- [On Chris' headaches and coming for blue slips regularly and not going to a doctor] Why do you always self-medicate? You're going to be a drug addict soon.
- Brendan Woods (Bretton)
- credit truncheon - T-R-A-N-C-H-E (?)
- Kamal Rogue (Khmer)
- [On the US's reluctance to let the World Bank lend money to countries hostile to it] Do you lend them money so they can buy more arms to shoot you?
- If the governments sue them, the MNCs will evoke the WTO, free trade (invoke)
- our local film industry will not be buzzle'ling (buzzling)
- [On protecting the Singapore film industry from foreign films] You want to watch Liang Po Po part 2, part 3, part 4?
- compared to taosands in the developed worlds (thousands, world)
- they're still paying for the price today (the)
- Is China all forests? [Me: No] You look at yesterday's xi1 you2 ju4. Rivers, desert...
- stair'lurn (stallion)
- hyrent (tyrant)
- azzembly (assembly)
- Ko'yo'toe pact (Kyoto)
- decolonialization (decolonisation) (written)
- [On riots] they burn things down, that's pollution also
- infancy mortality rate (infant)
- they were floor'rishing (flourishing)
- Koh'mee'ni (Khomenei) (Pronunciation: Ho'mee'ni, throaty 'Ho')
- are you a'quipped? (equipped)
- de'kyne (decline)
- the majority of the were's population (world's)
- when it comes to the crush (crunch)
- Lau'wers (Laos)
- [To Wang Yi on eating during Lectures] Don't tell me you have no control over your bodily functions... eat in the morning, go toilet... I'm hungry also... Don't tell me in the army, break your arm, downgrade
- increase in oil cry'zers (prices)
- [Wang Yi on Another Paper 6 Lecturer: Zixuan thinks he's cute] [Me: Wang Yi says you think Mr K**** is cute] [Zixuan: Yah, he's cute] [Points at himself]
- [On returning OHTs] Reminder, they're not edible
- the latter half of the 80s (later)
- His tenor stretched all the way to end of Cold War (tenure, the end of the)
- Shuyu, you have not answered any question. I will confiscate your sardine puff.
- It can stand by itself. Maybe because it has its fundamental rights (fundamentals right)
- What did you say? Volunteery restraint? (voluntary)
- Ask your parents... the 70s were a bad time... blame the Middle East, the bloody Arabs
- [On essays] If it's difficult for you, then all the people in the other colleges will have to kill themselves
- [On Wang Yi's bet to buy Zixuan a doughnut if he got more than 2/25 in his World Economic Relations test and changing it to 2 doughnuts for scoring above 5/25] Now, he's very vulnerable, so you should go and ask him, he'll agree to anything... nosebleed
- I think I better let you all off... some people, can't stop laughing, some people... hungry
- Koh'fee (Kofi)
- this is a pre'care'tious, pre'cautious balance (precarious)
- [At the end of the lecture] Clarence, you can wake up now
- [On Shuyu and Tong's incessant laughing] I hope you all are not together in science prac, very dangerous
- [On doing a lot of work] performance bonus... next year I become principal (I will become the)
- It's all the Jews' fault, it's all the Christians' ford, it's all the Muslims' ford (fault)
- no country would want to put itself at stake (its interests)
- tribu'nail (tribunal)
- don't just look at it from a myopia perspective (myopic)
- [On me] Actually it's quite remarkable that you can irritate the marker with your comprehension
- Gabriel, any last campaigns before Farewell Assembly?
- [On the Arab-Israeli conflict] You can answer it : they hate each other. Or, [the] Middle East [is] too hot, so everyone...
- Ching Jee's email address failed, give me a 'fake' email address (bounced, she gave)
- the example of Bendedict (Benedict)
- we'lout case studies (without)
- Chee Shen, I want to see your shoes
- [In response to Shuyu, Tong and Huishan sitting on the LT3 floor] RJC girls sitting on the floor... RGS girls... You all always sit on the floor in RGS?
- Bob Dayland/Day'learn (Dylan)
- all very theorartical (theoretical)
- I'm not asking you to do a psychological profile on Yortsin. He is mentally deranged, he was abused as a child... We're not asking you to say, he like vohka a lot... He start dancing - remember the video? (of Yeltsin, likes vodka, started)
- [How do we] analyse Osama? We don't know anything about Osama. He's in some cave.
- Ko'chorv's (Gorby's)
- allowed descenting voices (dissenting)
- see whether you can hander it (handle)
- [On interviewers] Don't expect them to be as nice as us
- to quote a cliche (use)

--- Paper 7 Lecturer

 

- They bombed Yugoslavia from a great height
- Eh'see'an (ASEAN)
- It has control of the world's oil... not daffodil... oil supply
- It is detail that wags the analytical dog. Think about it. Not bad, is it?
- and I'll be making reference to Boutros Boutros Boutros Boutros-Ghali in a minute
- eg Somalia, Rwanda and Bosnia-Hezergovina, countries you've never heard of before
- In Rwanda... The Tutsis and the Hootsis, the Tutus and the Hutus... and all those others...
- and I'm preparing some exciting and exotic lectures on them, so you'll be enthralled
- Most people don't like having their fingernails and toenails pulled out without anaesthetic. It's not very nice and it's called torture.
- International law... questions you ask yourself in your sleep at night.
- [On a website] It's got pictures, for the boys, it's got pictures of aircraft. For the girls, there's pictures of combat soldiers. For the more seriously inclined, it's got a picture of Madeline Albright. It's got something for everybody.
- all those questions are asked and answered in this handout, which you can download (handouts can't be downloaded, and he didn't give us any handouts)
- [On a 'Professor Michel Chossudovsky'] Professor Michel... Let's just call him Professor Michel
- Anything that has a national turnover of more than 3 dollars a year has a lobbyist [in Congress]
- [Student: Move the transparency] down? Are you writing in Hierogylphics or something?

--- Another History 7 Lecturer

 

- You might not see it as a team (theme)
- To Reagan, who has the IQ of a fish, basically, and the personality of a dead one (had)
- multi-polar to uni-polar, to polar puff
- He speaks in chirps and beeps, like a lot of you people
- [On reasons for no UN intervention in Cambodia] You know the reasons - Kurt Wowdheim was [the] Secretary-General, Nazi... US didn't like (Waldheim)
- there's a symbolic importance for that blue beret, besides target practice (That blue beret has symbolic importance)
- [On Saddam] He come with his ultra-big nose (came)
- [On one island of the Spratlys] 1 cm squared, you stand on it, 12 miles around is all yours [territorial waters]
- Island of Vanessa's pleasures, or that sort of stuff
- [On the Spratlys] I've never seen a fishing platform with 50 calibre machine guns (50 inch)
- Rainbow Warrior, environmentally friendly... no engine... people inside... Row!
- [On terrorism] Al-Qaeda does not exist... the RGS alumni is actually behind it all the time (was)

--- Yet Another History 7 Lecturer