PM Lee's magical language-changing cup & other memes from a very serious day in S'pore

Tough times ahead, humour much needed.

Nyi Nyi Thet | April 03, 2020, 08:39 PM

Today was not the best day in Singapore's fight against Covid-19.

The morning saw another tragic death, the fifth, in the fight against Covid-19.

The afternoon saw enhanced measures rolled out to combat the outbreak in Singapore.

You can read more here.

Basically, this.

But in the midst of uncertain times for Singapore, humour was still very much present.

The unwitting star of the PM's speech was a nifty little blue cup, from which he would take a sip before speaking again, sometimes in a different language.

Here it is:

SS from PMO Facebook

Here are some memes related to the cup:

For the NSFs:
Some noticed the magic bestowed in the cup.

Many focused on the cup's ability to help the drinker code-switch.

Other quirky things included this super-accurate descriptor.
And perhaps how some might have misheard really clear words.

Also policy makers, please hire this person.

Image from Animal Crossing Singapore Facebook Group/ Nancy Ong

Problem solved.

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Image from PMO FB and Hashmeta