Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Name doppelgangger?






Dearest Michelle Ann Iking,

I have noticed that we share the same surname. How ironic. I have a sister called Michelle-Ann too, although she has a dash in between Michelle & Ann. She is quite anal when it comes to spelling her name, so I guess you aren't my sister- you must be a different Michelle Ann Iking. Wow! TWO MICHELLE ANN IKINGS IN THE WORLD! I should tell my sister about her name dopplegangger! (Is this how you spell it, cause it has a red underline, meaning I could have spelt it wrongly).

Anyway, do keep in touch. I got your card from my sister and I do wish you well with Tune Hotels. I'm married and expecting a baby girl in 2 months time. In fact, I'm getting your name dopplegangger; my sister, to keep my placenta for me so I can consume it as soon as I can. Its an ancient Chinese belief - fountain of youth- sort of thing.

I had better run. My sister and I are facebook addicts, so I bet she's online facebook-ing now.

You take care and if we ever meet, do the running man.

Regards,

Daphne Iking (see? our surnames are the same. Eerie!)

* *I sent this email to my sister upon receiving her new name card and noticed there was no DASH in between her two names. If I am quirky, zany and totally out of control , my older sister is the TOTAL opposite. What was her reply to my email? a) amused b) not amused
Go Figure.

14 comments:

  1. Dearest Daphne,

    I was in fact VERY amused...and quite frankly almost soiled myself laughing. Not that anyone would notice, because as you can see from the series of photos we took together, I am a living statue and almost never move.

    Yours in sisterhood,
    Michelle-Ann (yes I prefer a hyphen cos Daddy INSISTS that is the name he gave me EVEN THOUGH he was a bit silly and forgot to put it that way on my birth cert, which was used as a basis for my IC, thereby creating this whole mess and faux-doppelganger-ness) Iking

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  2. Daphne,

    I think you should now name your baby... Isobel Hyphen.

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  3. for a sec there, i thought you photoshopped those 3 photos of you and Michelle...cause si Michelle didn't seem to move at all and there you were, with three different funny-faces pose. haha. You both are so linawa.

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  4. michelle-ann has a cute-chubby-baby-fat cheeks! hee hee!

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  5. Hahahah!! Your blog is keeping me amused day by day.

    Pon, you have it in you all these while, funny and creative! Michelle is lucky to have such a happy go lucky sister.

    I am going to have my firstborn in less than 2 months, lets pray that we'll have a smooth delivery.

    In the meantime, I will keep reading your funny blog :-)

    Rgds,
    Angeline

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  6. Hi Pretty daphne.. i always viewing your blog, nice story! Keep it up.. :)

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  7. what the... who the heck eats human placenta!?? That is so gross! Don't do it!

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  8. Hi Popon,

    Jolene here, mayo sister ba... i've read all ur blog almost everyday... interesting ba ur story anyway it's nice to see you in person becoz u r s o damn nice... take care..

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  9. why your kakak speak with australian accent one while you speak like... hrm, nevermind.

    Australian accent sexy. Grrrrr...

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  10. luxen ooibc; i heard that the hongkies are all doing the placenta thing..so...I'm just going to keep the placenta. If I berani, then will go ahead with the plan lah...

    and Michelle's accent is British (Bri-ish)- not australian lah.

    ha ha ha

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  11. Hi Daph, you are as unique as your name. i have fun reading your blog. love your way of writing too. very easy to understand & staight forward.BTW, how u get the spelling of I-S-O-B-E-L?? isn't it spelt as ISABELL? with the vowel A instead of O. whatever....Good luck to you & hope you hv a sooth delivery. on the use of disposable diaper & cloth napkin, the best is alternate, i mean cloth for daytime & disposable for night. i already have 4 kids & i know it ma...but if you're always on he move, then go for disposble for convinience.
    do some write up about Sabah,ok. maybe it will remind me of my 3 yrs stay in KK (i study there(Menggatal) for 3 yrs-early 90's)

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  12. holy crap. placenta . i should write a song about that haha

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  13. hi daphne..u know what..my husband went for interview at tune hotels..n he said that yr sister work there..so salah org la eh..dia kata muka sebiji cam u..

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  14. hi daphne..u know what..my husband went for interview at tune hotels..n he said that yr sister work there..so salah org la eh..dia kata muka sebiji cam u..

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