"Keck Khee (polite remarks or polite greetings)" Top 5 Page for this destination Penang Local Custom Tip by l_joo

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Keck Khee is Penangite's polite remarks or polite greetings. Very common in Penang. Normally it happens when two Penangites about to settle the bill of eating. One guy (AA) will start with " Let me pay this meal for you, its my pleasure to treat you" then the other guy (BB) will say "Oh please no, let me who is your friend settle the bill..." AA reply "Come on, this is an opportunity for me to treat you, let me settle the bill" BB reply "I am very happy today, let me settle the bill..."

This is called Keck-Khee custom in Penang, so please look out, very interesting custom.

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  • Written Sep 8, 2004
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