paul01234

Urdaneta, Philippines

"I'm a struggling artist, frustrated writer, nomadic dork, and workaholic freelancer."

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paul01234

Urdaneta, Philippines

"I'm a struggling artist, frustrated writer, nomadic dork, and workaholic freelancer."

953 Terms    51 Blossaries    2 Followers    45671 Viewers

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lamay

Culture; General culture

A tagalog term meaning funeral wake. The lament of a dead person is usually within a week or two before the burial ceremony or even longer depending on the family's decision. ...

brown-out

Culture; General culture

The correct term for saying the electric power is off should be black-out. Instead of saying black-out, a Filipino would say brown-out.

tabo

Culture; General culture

In every kitchen or a bathroom or even at the garage of a Filipino home, you will find a small basin which is a tabo a.k.a. dipper. They usually use a dipper to scoop a small ...