Filipinos are citizens of the Philippines. They mostly refer themselves as Pinoy or Pinay (for women), a slang word derived from the word Pilipino. Through ups and downs, they are still the greatest! Greatest Living Filipino will not give up. lol
Why I live in the Philippines? By PrivateIPh
WHEN I TRAVELED, PEOPLE OFTEN ASK ME, WHY I LIVE IN THE PHILIPPINES?
WELL HERE IT IS………. … It is the only place on earth where.
1) Every street has a basketball court.
2)Even doctors, lawyers and engineers are unemployed
3) Doctors study to become nurses FOR employment abroad
4) Students pay more money than they will earn afterwards
5)School is considered the second home and the MALL considered the third
6) Call Center employees earn more money than teachers and nurses
7) Everyone has his personal ghost story and superstition
Mountains like MAKILING and BANAHAW are considered holy places
9) Everything can be forged
10) All kinds of animals are Edible
11) Starbucks Coffee is more expensive than gas
12)Driving 4 KMS can take as much as 4 hrs.
13) Flyovers bring you from the freeway to the side streets
14) Crossing the street involves running for your dear life
15) The personal computer is mainly used for games and friendster
16) Where Colonial mentality is dishonestly denied
17) Where 4 AM is not even considered bedtime yet
18) People can pay to defy the law.
19) Everything and everyone is spoofed
20) Where even the poverty-stricken get to wear RALPH-LAUREN AND TOMMY HILFIGER( peke)
21) The honking of car horns is a way of life
22) Being called a bum is never offensive
23) Flood waters take up more than 90 percent of the streets during the rainy seasons.
24) Where everyone has a relative abroad who keeps them alive
25) Where wearing your national colors make you baduy
26) Where even poverty-stricken have the latest cell-phones (GSM-Galing Sa Magnanakaw)
27) Where insurance does not work
28) Where water can only be classified as tap or dirty
29) Clean water is for sale (35.00 pesos per galloon)
30) Where the government makes the people pray for miracles (AMEN to that)
31) Where University of The Philippines where all the weird people go
32) Ateneo is where all nerds go
33) La Salle is where all the chinese go
34) University of Asia and the Pacific is where all the irrelevantly rich people go
35) Fast food is a diet meal
36) Traffic signs are merely suggestions, not regulations
37) Where being mugged is normal and it happens to everyone
38) Rodents are normal house pets
39) The definition of traffic is the “non-movement” of vehicles
40) Where the fighter planes of the 1940’s are used for military engagements
41) The NEW FIGHTER PLANES are displayed in Museums
42) Where cigarettes and alcohol are a necessity and where the Lottery is a commodity.
43) Where soap operas tell the realities of life and where the news are provides drama.
44) Where actors make the rules and where the politicians provide the entertainment.
45) People can get away with stealing TRILLIONS of Pesos but not a Thousand
46) Where being an hour late is still considered punctual
47) Where the squatters have more to complain (even if they do not pay their tax) than those employed and have their tax automatically deducted from their salaries.
48) And where everyone wants to leave the country.
According to Manila businessman. . THERE IS SO MUCH WIT IN THE PHILIPPINES
BECAUSE “WE ARE A COUNTRY WHERE A GOOD SENSE OF HUMOR IS NEEDED TO SURVIVE” , WE HAVE 24-HRS COMEDY SHOW HERE CALLED THE GOVERNMENT AND A HUGE RESERVE OF COMEDIANS MADE UP MOSTLY OF POLITICIANS AND BAD ACTORS.
SO KABABAYAN,,, WHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD WOULD YOU WANT TO LIVE?
BE THE GREATEST LIVING FILIPINO IN YOUR OWN UNIQUE WAY.