“Yes I am the Bak Chor Mee Man…”

You know the song we used to sing in kindy and primary school? The one that goes, “Yes I am the satay man, the satay man, the satay man, yes I am the satay man, who lives in Singapore…”? Interchangeable with any stereotypical food hawker’s occupation? “Yes I am the kway teow man…”? No? Well then, nair mind then.

So, anyway there’re these YouTube “tributes” to the Bak Chor Mee episode:


“Give me my Mee Pok”


“Jeff Lopez vs Bak Chor Mee Man”

And this “news” report about the “tau kua” man:


You say Tur Kua, I say Tih Kwa, some say Tau Kua- photo by Kevin Lim

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One Response to ““Yes I am the Bak Chor Mee Man…””

  1. the Rational Neurotic » Blog Archive » Have you had your tur kwa today? Says:

    […] that one podcast has changed our lives - suddenly our friends who scoff blogs are asking if we know who mrbrown is, and us young urchins start giggling while ordering Bak Chor Mee, confusing the Bak Chor Mee man on whether we want Tur Kwa or not. […]