Reacting to a request to be hygienic:
A: "Why so fussy? We live in a world full of germs and bacteria anyway. We all have to die one day."
Reacting to a request for clean, rinsed plates:
A: "Why so fussy? All the plates at hawker centres are rinsed in dirty pails anyway. We all have to die one day."
Reacting to ghost stories:
A: "Oh I am so scared to die. "
When served with Made-in-China food products that A doesn't care for:
A: "I don't eat them. Who knows what stuff goes into them. They will kill me."
When served with Made-in-China food products that A likes:
A: "It's ok to eat them. Yes, I know their origin. But they are so delicious. Aiya, they will not kill me. We all have to die one day."
After realizing I walk home from supermarket with my groceries in plastic bag:
A: How can you do that? Must use a cooler bag or bacteria will grow in the meat. Even if the meat is exposed to the sun for 10 min.
When I asked about the meat that A is thawing by the window for the past 5 hours:
A: It's no big deal to have a little sunlight on the meat. Bacteria won't grow so fast.
People who preach and preach but practise only what is convenient to them really gets my goat.