He wanted to see how far he can extend the Yuletide pleasantries.
This after he ordered the coffee joint’s Christmas drink served in their religious-less red cup and provided his initials as S.A. Tan.
The man who claims his name is Tan Sai Ang, said he could tell he was being judged openly: “From the looks other customers gave me, it was as if I was Satan himself.”
“Well, technically my initials does spell S-A, T-A-N. But that shouldn’t be the basis for discrimination.”
“And here I thought Singapore was a multi-religious society. Even if you don’t subscribe to Satanism, doesn’t make it less valid for its followers.”
At press time, a customer at a Starbucks outlet in town gave her name as “Monica Chng”.