“You use the word ‘lah’ in your conversations?”

“Well yeah, it gets rubbed on you when you live in Malaysia for too long. My boss is Malaysian Chinese so I always thought it was a Chinese thing. But I know that all Malaysians use the word lah. But when I go back to Boracay I will speak without it. Using the word lah makes you a Malaysian-lah!”

– Humans of Kuala Lumpur

Photostory by Mushamir Mustafa

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(This post was first published on June 17th 2014)