The Misadventures of Sibeh Sian

You can call me Sian. Sibeh Sian.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

The long and short about Homely Girls

Despite that very embarrassing situation with Office Bimbo the other day, I’m glad to report here that there haven’t been any awkwardness between us. In fact, we still lunch together almost everyday.

I suspect this is because besides me and Nerd, the rest of the folks in the office don’t really like to have lunch with her. Heh.

Anyway, one of the more popular lunch topics recently is about Homely Girls. Or to be more specific, how all the eligible men in Office Bimbo’s life have been getting snatched by Homely Girls.

I told her not to worry too much because the solution to her problem is actually very simple: All she needs to do is to become a homely girl herself. I was even nice enough to compile a list of that makes an ultimate Homely Girl for her:

1) The 5 Shouldn’ts
Basically, a Homely Girl shouldn’t 1) smoke, 2) drink, 3) club, 4) swear, 5) gamble. Not a very tall order lah, haha. Come to think of it, they also shouldn’t 6) spit. Eh, as in spitting in public.

2) Fashion:
If you really want to be a Homely Girl, then you should do your shopping at very homely and wholesome fashion stores such as Giordano, Bossini, and Hang Ten. Of course, every girl needs to pamper themselves from time to time such as during Chinese New Year. On special occasions such as these, it’s permissible that you shop at high-end boutiques such as This Fashion.

3) Dining:
A Homely Girl takes pride in dining at the humble kopitiam, and prefers char kway teow over caviar, champagne, and foie gras. In fact, they often cook their own meals, and scout for the freshest ingredients at wet markets with their mums. They avoid expensive restaurants unless it’s a special occasion such as birthdays or anniversaries. Only then will they finally relent and place an order for a Crispy two-piece meal.

4) Jewelry:
Even Homely Girls like to get pampered with gifts from time to time, and I would recommend the highly rated Perlini’s Silver. For special occasions such as proposals, you can wow your Homely Girl with a nice bling bling from the very branded Taka Jewellery. In fact, instead of the usual boring diamond and platinum, a much better choice would be good old yellow gold and exquisite jade bangles.

I have no idea why, but after going through my list Office Bimbo told me she would rather be a spinster than to be a Homely Girl.


With Love,
Sibeh Sian


  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 12:33:00 AM, Blogger Adrenaline said…

    I know of such girls, u know? They die virgins too.

    You will become one of them.

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 1:04:00 AM, Blogger SaltPop. said…

    I can't wait to see you get your own Homely Girlfriend. :)

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 1:48:00 AM, Blogger Kaye said…

    you forgot about the cleaning the house, cleaning cars... cleaning whatever... in your list.

    Basically a I-Can-Do-Beter-Than-A-Maid girl.

    This fashion... why not CK Tangs too?


  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 8:55:00 AM, Blogger CL and CW said…

    So where are you gng to get urself a Homely GF since OB has now stated that she would rather be a spinster than a Homely Girl??

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 9:09:00 AM, Blogger Rainie said…

    mmm, i do rather be a spinster like OB, than a homely girl.

    cos This Fashion = HighEnd Boutique?
    don't make my mom or those aunties laugh, 'cos they rather be caught dead in CK Tangs / Metro than This Fashion... =P

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 10:12:00 AM, Blogger nadnut said…

    i rather be a spinster too.

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 10:45:00 AM, Blogger sengkor said…

    spinster is the name of the sifu of the ninja turtles, right?

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 11:02:00 AM, Blogger OLLie said…

    Oooh. So you like homely girls or girls that club/smoke/drink/gamble/spit/swear?

    But 男人不坏,女人不爱。Does it apply to the guys too?

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 11:27:00 AM, Blogger IHOJ said…

    You said 'all',but are you sure that the SLK driving bf was snatched by a homely girl?

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 12:09:00 PM, Blogger pj said…

    sengkor: its splinter la.

    sian: seriously, you have to be joking.

    homely girls - well why not try miri, or some small town place in Indonesia? rupiah cheaper - u save on the currency exchange some more.

    and don't stop there! china? india? or just go straight for the forbidden - havana.

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 12:20:00 PM, Blogger Green Ogre said…

    Aiyah, just pretend to be homely lah. Get the guy already then come out pattern loh.

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 2:17:00 PM, Blogger Cecilia said…

    no wonder you're still a 28 year old virgin. good luck trying to lose it.

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 5:05:00 PM, Blogger Pingping said…

    I doubt your quest for a "homely girl" is going to be easy.

    I wouldn't want to be one, too! :X

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 5:51:00 PM, Blogger Naiq was here said…

    Haha. Homely girls. Tsk tsk. Sian, don't sabo OB.

    Oh wait. Sian, are you a homely boy?

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 8:32:00 PM, Blogger Prawn said…

    i am 14 and i dun even fit into that description of a 'homely girl'.

    sigh...i'll have to resort to marrying my computer.

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 10:32:00 PM, Blogger flying paper said…

    This type of homely girl quite rare lei, especially in Singapore!! haha... so you also like homely girls??

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 11:26:00 PM, Blogger mrdes said…

    Sian, I think homely girls like that extinct least in Singapore - which is not a bad thing:P

  • At Wednesday, August 29, 2007 11:39:00 PM, Blogger Sapphire said…

    I love pasar malam food and I think This Fashion is overpriced -.-"

    I purchase my clothes at around 10 bucks but they are of good quality and I see people selling them at MUCH higher price.

    Usually they have to jack up the price to cover the rental etc.

    I feel that elegance doesn't come from what brand of handbag you carry but how you present yourself.

    I rather use my money to give my mom a surprise than to go for manicure -.-

    I don't look like a homely girl, don't wanna be one but neither do I want to act like a bimbo. I detest people who aren't born stupid but never fail to act like one. Zzz ~_~

  • At Thursday, August 30, 2007 12:36:00 AM, Blogger Kenneth said…

    aiyo... u dunwan OB spend all ur money say la... dunnid so indirect(:

  • At Thursday, August 30, 2007 3:40:00 AM, Blogger th3_pr0x said…

    wow ! that the 1st time i've heard of such things... lol

  • At Thursday, August 30, 2007 4:35:00 PM, Blogger Ignorant one said…

    my idea of being a homely girl is:

    I clean my house, I washes the dishes, I bath the dog and I eat kopitiam food because easier on my pocket.

    But if you dont bring me out for movies at least once a week, out at pasta mania for at least once a week and don give me that tiffany, you're so dead.

    and i think i very homely leh! :D

  • At Thursday, August 30, 2007 5:17:00 PM, Blogger 4_eva said…

    Eh? This fashion is high-end boutique?

  • At Thursday, August 30, 2007 5:48:00 PM, Blogger Victoria said…

    I'm still a secondary student but for now, if I was a guy, I would prefer those of sophisticated working class instead of the homely type!


  • At Friday, August 31, 2007 12:10:00 AM, Blogger kameko said…

    am i a homelygirl =x
    is tht gud or bad T_T

  • At Friday, August 31, 2007 3:03:00 PM, Blogger sHin said…

    eh Giordano & Bossini more expensive than This Fashion! so how can u actually put things the other way round.
    & u mean This Fashion is a boutique? it looks like pasar malam to me!

  • At Saturday, September 01, 2007 11:39:00 AM, Blogger Sibeh Sian said…

    Adrenaline: But I'm not a girl! Haha....

    Saltpop: When I get my own Homely Girl, I'll make sure I sayang her like royalty and love her to bits :)

    Kaye: You're right :D! In fact, the ideal will be a I-Can-Clean-&-Cook-Better-Than-Your-Mum girl :D!

    Cl& Cw: Oh trust me, Homely Girls are the rarity these days!

    Rainie: Quite high-end hor! They got 2-level store at Bugis some more!

    Nadnut: Aiyah, you all huh, haha....

    Sengkor: Is Splinter :D!

    Ollie: No no, I prefer Homely girls :)!

    Ihoj: That's what she told me the other time, haha....

    PJ: Very good, you are very knowledgeable in TMNT! Eh, maybe I should go overseas tour soon, haha....

    Green Ogre: That's a very, very scary thought :P!

    Cecilia: I'm really trying my best to lose it :(!

    Pingping: They are incredibly difficult to find, those Homely Girls :(

    Naiq: In fact, I am a Very Homely Boy :)!

    Prawn: I've been married to mine for more than 4 years already :D!

    Flying Paper: Oh trust me I love Homely Girls :D! Eh, are you a Homely Girl by any chance :)?

    Mrdes: Oh trust me, it's a very bad thing if those lovely girls get extinct!

    Sapphire: You sound very homely to me :)! Good good :D!

    Kenneth: I forgot to say! A Homely Girl should ideally be sibeh 'giam siap' too :D!

    Th3_Pr0x: Haha, now you knwo already lor :D!

    Ignorant One: Wah, that Tiffany alone can make your pocket sibeh jialat jialat already lor :D!

    4_eva: Very high end one, really :D!

    Victoria: Aiyah, nowadays got too many of those sophisticated working types already! What's rarer is more desirable :)!

    Kameko: VERY VERY GOOD :D!

    Shin: Aiyah, This Fashion stores are damn kick-ass big lor! Really!

  • At Sunday, September 02, 2007 2:47:00 AM, Blogger Zhe Bin said…

    I can be homely and do 4/5 of the 5 Shouldn'ts.

  • At Sunday, September 02, 2007 2:48:00 AM, Blogger Zhe Bin said…

    And I've realised that I can still post comments. Muahaha I'm such a genius.

  • At Friday, September 14, 2007 10:33:00 PM, Blogger Sunflower said…

    Now I know why you are still old virgin! Please remain as tat for the rest of your life :P


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