(Once again) play on pun. “KPK”, as written on a signage that belongs to a store on Cihampelas street, Bandung (10/11), does not refer to Komisi Pemberantas Korupsi (Corruption Eradication Commision), as generally agreed upon. Instead, the initial is used by Kelompok Pecinta Kaos (Group of T-shirt Lovers) to sell their products. This tendency of appropriation is getting more popular by the day. Maybe we will not be able to abbreviate anything in a very near future, in order to avoid misunderstanding. Roland Barthes could be dying of laughter in his grave knowing this fact. Muhammad Ali Firmansyah | November 2011

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