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Romanizing Thai Words

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Jan 29th, 2007

I don’t know who is to blame but you may find names of Thai places, recipes or anything Thai get translated into English slightly differently sometime. For example, Chiang Mai may be referred to as Chieng Mai or Chiangmai and Koh Samui as Ko Samui, Samui Island. Similarly, the popular Thai recipe Pad Thai can sometime be Pat Thai. Don’t worry they are the same

Well, we Thais are flexible “saby saby” people, aren’t we?

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