Ways To Know You Are A Filipino

1. You point with your lips
2. You nod upwards to greet someone.
3. You collect items from hotels or restaurants "for souvenir".
4. You smile for no reason.
5. You flirt by having a foolish grin in your face while raising your eyebrows repeatedly.
6. You go to a department store and try to bargain the prices.
7. You add an unwarranted "H" to your name, i.e. "Jhun," "Bhoy," "Rhon."
8. You put your hands together in front of you as if to make a path and say "excuse, excuse" when you pass in between people or in front of the TV
9. You like everything imported or "state-side."
10. You Check the labels on clothes to see where it was made before buying.
11. You always offer food to all your visitors.
12. You say "comfort room" instead of "bathroom."
13. You say "for take out" instead of "to go."
14. You asked for "Colgate" instead of "toothpaste."
15. You asked for a "pentel-pen" or a "ball-pen" instead of just "pen."
16. You order a McDonald's instead of "hamburger"(pronounced ham-boor-jer)
17. You say "Ha?" instead of "What."
18. You say "Hoy" to get someone's attention.
19. You answer when someone yells "Hoy."
20. You turn around when someone says "Psst!"
21. Your sneeze sounds like "ahh-ching" instead of "ahh-choo."
22. You prefer to make acronyms for phrases such as "OA" for over acting, or "TNT" for, well, you know.
23. You say "air con" instead of "a/c" or air conditioner.
24. You say "brown-out" instead of "black-out."
25. You have a portrait of "The Last Supper" hanging in your dining room.
26. You own a Karaoke System.
27. You own a piano that no one ever plays.
28. You own a "barrel man" (you pull up the barrel and you see something that looks familiar. schwing...)
29. You refer to your VCR as a "beytamax
30. You have a giant wooden fork and spoon hanging somewhere in the dining room
31. Your car has too many "burloloys" like a Jipneys back in P.I.
32. You hang a Rosary on your car's rear view mirror.
33. You order a "soft drink" instead of a "soda."
34. You refer to seasonings and all other forms of monosodium glutimate as "Ajinomoto"
35. This you 'll agree 100% ... Goldilocks" means more to you than just a character in a fairytale.

18-21, F
13 Responses Dec 28, 2011

Pa xerox for photocopy. Lol.

PA-Canton.. kapag may Birthday.. hehehe

ohh...am i right i found kababayan here.. :))

hello po! :)

this made my day<br />
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inuman na!!! ahaha labas na ung mga cerveza!!!<br />
drinking on the sidewalks T_T<br />

hehe. thanks po!

hello din :)

I enjoyed reading this. My mother was a Filipino and many of these remind me of her. Especially the big spoon and fork and last supper wall hanging. I lost her to cancer back in 1990 and I miss her but this brought a smile to my face. Thank you!

You're welcome. God bless you :)

haha. i'm not but:<br />
u basically own all rights to knowing anything about Manny Pacquiao<br />
u say "oh oh" & "oh se gey" a lot<br />
u cant water the plants when pregnant for fear of killing them (and about 1,000 other superstitions!)<br />
when you tell someone "dont worry, its vegetarian"...it usually still has chicken or fish in it!<br />
u buy roast lechun for any and every holiday or gathering...all stretched out on the table<br />
u cook the 2 smelliest foods: that stinky fried fish & the pig intestine dish (yuck!)<br />
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ive got more. but thats all for now!

hahaha. thanks! :D

soo true!

Also,you're a pure-blooded Filipino if you tend to check other people's grammar and you take a bath every time you get outside your house.

U asked for pampers instead of diapers,<br />
<br />
And my fave<br />
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Celebrating birthdays outside ur house and drinkin gin-tanduay-emperador-the bar- and red horse plus a pulutan like isaw and balitog with bunch of ur friends and using only "one glass"...TAGAY!!!

yeah!!!! :)

LOL,<br />
you forgot to add the "tabo" or "dipper".^^,

true! :D

This post made me smile.:D #25 reminded me of the one we have back home.

hehe. glad this made you smile. :)

Hilarious...going to print this for a friend who will appreciate it as much as me!

yey! thanks! :)

Oh my God ..you sound just like my late husband and his family ...you talk like you know them ...<br />
too funny

hehe. I'm Pinoy, indeed. XD