Articles in the category Humor (16)

"Purist” Tagalog speakers, the superannuated academic, and sometimes the man on the street, will all insist that the letter F does not exist in the Tagalog language. One can never hear it, they say, in everyday speech. On the other hand, the same speakers whose parents were more or less educated in the old Hispanized orthography, or later in American English, do in fact use the letter F in pronouncing surnames like Fernandez or first names like Fidel.
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Published on 08/08/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Education, Humor
Tags: Filipino, language, Tagalog
Eeeyyauugghhhhh! … Ah-Ah-Ahhhh! … Uh-Uh-Uh … No-no-no-nooo!!! Agh! Agh! Moans, imprecations and squeaks emanate in jerky spurts from my North American business partner. He grimaces, rolls his eyes, arches his back. The knuckles of his clenched fists turn so white I can see the bone. Sweat, initially only beading his brow, suddenly breaks free and rolls down to pool in his ears. His lips alternate between dropping open as if to vomit and abruptly clamping shut as if to hold his teeth in.
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Published on 01/08/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Humor
Tags: driver, hustle, Traffic
Circulating on the Internet are hilarious photographs of Filipino signs—warnings, shop names, instructions, etc. that were wittingly or unwittingly concocted for the benefit of the chuckling public. The photos were taken and are being circulated by unnamed tourists for our collective enjoyment.
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Published on 16/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Humor
Tags: Forgive, Signs
If you have photos of funny signs in the Philippines or of Filipino businesses in other countries, please send them to us so we can post them with your byline. Just make sure your photo submissions are in JPEG format, no less than 600px wide and properly framed so that the sign is legible. Send with your name and Twitter handle and with the Subject: Funny Signs to submissions[at]positivelyfilipino.com.
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Published on 16/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Humor
If you have photos of funny signs in the Philippines or of Filipino businesses in other countries, please send them to us so we can post them with your byline. Just make sure your photo submissions are in JPEG format, no less than 600px wide and properly framed so that the sign is legible. Send with your name and Twitter handle and with the Subject: Funny Signs to submissions[at]positivelyfilipino.com.
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Published on 16/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Humor
Tags: Forgive, Signs
If you have photos of funny signs in the Philippines or of Filipino businesses in other countries, please send them to us so we can post them with your byline. UPDATE: Funny shirts are accepted too! Just make sure your photo submissions are in JPEG format, no less than 600px wide and properly framed so that the sign is legible. Send with your name and Twitter handle with the Subject: Funny Signs to submissions[at]positivelyfilipino.com.
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Published on 16/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Humor
Tags: Forgive, Signs
If you have photos of funny signs in the Philippines or of Filipino businesses in other countries, please send them to us so we can post them with your byline. Just make sure your photo submissions are in JPEG format, no less than 600px wide and properly framed so that the sign is legible. Send with your name and Twitter handle with the Subject: Funny Signs to submissions[at]positivelyfilipino[dot]com.
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Published on 16/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Humor
Tags: Forgive, Signs
If you have photos of funny signs in the Philippines or of Filipino businesses in other countries, please send them to us so we can post them with your byline. Just make sure your photo submissions are in JPEG format, no less than 600px wide and properly framed so that the sign is legible. Send with your name and Twitter handle with the Subject: Funny Signs to submissions[at]positivelyfilipino.com.
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Published on 16/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Humor
Tags: Forgive, Signs
If you have photos of funny signs in the Philippines or of Filipino businesses in other countries, please send them to us so we can post them with your byline. Just make sure your photo submissions are in JPEG format, no less than 600px wide and properly framed so that the sign is legible. Send with your name and Twitter handle with the Subject: Funny Signs to submissions[at]positivelyfilipino.com.
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Published on 16/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Humor
Tags: Forgive, Signs