Nicknames, Filipino style


The following article was originally published on 23 Dec 2003 at The Best of A Rhose, by Any Other Name By Matthew Sutherland “A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches” –(Proverbs 22:1) WHEN I arrived in the Philippines from the UK six years ago, one of the first cultural differences […]

Filipinos have a great sense of humor

Filipinos have a great sense of humour. They always find time to exchange a joke or two, or weave an amusing story. Aside from being amusing, Pinoy jokes reflect the Filipinos’ ability to adapt to changing times. Pinoy jokes also demonstrate the Filipino way of looking at things: to make fun out of our own […]