Lat talilat tali tamplom

a favorite South East Asian selection game — in the palm of a hand

Noraniza Idris, Lat Tali Lat, SRC Suria Records official video, 1997

Don’t tell me you never played rock paper scissors?

Like many of the selection games of its genre, rock paper scissors (alternatively known as jakempoy, janken pom, ro sham bo, with many other variants) is believed to have originated in mercantile communities in East and/or South East Asia.

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Francis Laleman

Francis Laleman

a husband, father, painter, writer, educationist, workshop facilitator. author of “Resourceful Exformation” (a book on facilitation) available from Amazon.