"Aiyer, so black", "Why you so pale? You ok ah?"
Any sensible person knows that commenting on skin colour is inappropriate and unnecessary.
Unfortunately, when I put my faith in people's ability to realise that and behave accordingly, I am usually left feeling terribly disappointed.
So, after years of having heated discussions on society's obsession with skin colour and how it leads to prejudice and discrimination, here are five reasons why I think we should never comment on someone's skin colour: