Thursday, September 3, 2009

Oh, and by the way...

You may remember I once took the piss out of M'sia for having a flag that was a blatant rip-off of the Stars and Stripes. I just found out from Malaysia Today that the Malaysian national anthem, Negaraku, had it's melody nicked from an old Hawaiian song, Mamula Moon.

Here's Negaraku:

Here's Mamula Moon:

Originality fail...

And since I'm here anyway, here's a guy who got in a LOT of trouble for his parody of Negaraku:

Frankly, I think it's quite telling of a nation's inferiority if they don't have the strength of character to have a laugh at themselves from time to time.

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