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Food Poisoning part 2 of 2 Posted by on Oct 28, 2010

Your body might also raise its temperature, giving you a fever. To say you have a fever (ไข้), just say ผมเป็นไข้. Make sure you use the right tone, or you’ll end up declaring yourself an egg (ไข่). Now if someone asks you whats wrong, you should answer กินอาหารเป็นพิษ (literally ‘I ate poisoned food’). For light…

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Food Poisoning part 1 of 2 Posted by on Oct 23, 2010

Thailand is very much lawless when it comes to food and health regulations. Many Thai people neither understand foodborne illness, nor do they see a financial benefit in disposing of otherwise questionable food. Not to mention all the farming chemicals they use that have been banned in western countries!

But You’re Just Too Ugly! Posted by on Oct 19, 2010

My last post went over words for beauty. So to keep balance, now for the ugly phrases . . . this will get a bit ugly . . .

Hey There, Good Looking! Posted by on Oct 13, 2010

Learn Thai vocabulary and cultural customs for the meaning of beauty.

Thai Colors of the Day Posted by on Oct 8, 2010

Learn which colors represent which days in Thai . . . and learn both the Thai days and Thai colors.

So Embarrassing! Posted by on Oct 5, 2010

Learn how to translate the word ’embarrassed’ into Thai.

Drugs in Thailand Posted by on Oct 1, 2010

Learn vocabulary for drugs in Thai.