YOU KNOW YOU'RE A FILIPINO IF...

  1. You nail all your photographs on your walls in the living room.
  2. You say comfort room instead of rest room.
  3. You say for take out instead of to go.
  4. You point with your lips.
  5. You nod upwards to greet someone.
  6. Your nickname is BOY or OTOY.
  7. You ask for Colgate instead of toothpaste.
  8. You eat underdeveloped duck eggs.
  9. You pronounce the word ALREADY as OLREYDI.
  10. You say KODAKAN instead of take pictures.
  11. You refer to your refrigerator as "pridyider".
  12. You say "pliers" when you meant "flyers".
  13. You cover your sofa with plastic.
  14. You have a Last Supper quilt on your dining wall.
  15. You drive a Mercedes Benz with maroon seat covers.
  16. You have a rosary on the rear view mirror of your car.
  17. You have a Santo Niño shrine in your living room.
  18. You're standing next to big boxes at the airport.
  19. You say "HOY" to get someone's attention.
  20. Your car chirps like a bird when you back up.
  21. You have a collection of Bruce Lee and Charles Bronson movies in VHS and Betamax.
  22. You have "Best of Slow Rock" cassette tapes in heat proof casing.
  23. You call somebody "PSSST!".
  24. You drink with your friends and share the same glass, passing it around.
  25. You say kutex instead of nail polish.
  26. You're the plane passenger with the biggest hand-carry luggage.
  27. You don't want to eat the last piece of food on the plate, but offer it to others.
  28. You say "ano" this and "ano" that.
  29. You say that everybody is your cousin, niece, etc.
  30. You say things bit backwards like stick bread instead of breadsticks.
  31. You drive a jeep with your family name written on the back.
  32. You have soy sauce circles on your tablecloth.
  33. You wash and reuse styrofoam cups.
  34. You collect items from hotels and restaurants "for souvenir".
  35. You smile for no reason.
  36. You find dried up rice morsels on your shirt.
  37. You add unwarranted "H" to your name, i.e. "BHOY", "JHUN",
  38. You put hands together in front of you as if to make a path and say, "Excuse, excuse".
  39. You consistently arrive 30 minutes late for all events.
  40. You prefer to make acronyms for phrases such as "OA; for overacting or "TNT" for well, you know.
  41. You own a karaoke.
  42. You own a piano that no one ever plays.
  43. Your car still has the plastic covers.
  44. You have a giant wooden fork and spoon hanging somewhere in the dining room.
  45. You have a giant wooden tinkling dancer on the wall.
  46. You have a Mercedes Benz and you call it a CHEDENG.
  47. Your mom or sister is a nurse.
  48. You have aunts or uncles named "Boy", "Baby" or "Girlie".
  49. You have a family member that has a nickname that repeats itself, "Deng Deng", "Ling Ling", "Bong Bong"
  50. You dip bread in your morning coffee.
  51. You add "Sir" to names to be polite like "Sir Bong-bong", "Sir Don-don", "Sir Mon-mon".
  52. You are late, and your excuse is "It's too traffic in EDSA".
  53. You bump to people while walking because you are busy texting.
  54. You have a high-end cellular phone and you think it will make you a better person.
  55. Your top priority in your daily activities is texting.
  56. You shout while talking on your cellphone.
  57. Your topic while eating are celebrities.
  58. Your life goes around on Facebook and Twitter.
  59. You go to the mall everyday, not to buy or eat, just "window shopping".
  60. You piss on the street next to the "Bawal umihi dito" sign. **(Bawal umihi dito = don't piss here)

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