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5 edition of You know you"re Filipino if-- found in the catalog.

You know you"re Filipino if--

You know you"re Filipino if--

a Pinoy primer

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Published by Tahanan Books in Manila .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesPinoy primer
Statementselected and edited by Neni Sta. Romana-Cruz ; drawings by Dindo Llana.
ContributionsCruz, Neni Sta. Romana-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 93/00422 (G)
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p. :
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL523790M
ISBN 109716300808, 9716300816
LC Control Number98947522

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I wish I could put the entire book in this post but it will take too much time and effort, hehehe. You should get the book especially if you have foreign friends who seem to be baffled by your quirky habits.

Excerpts: Family Matters – You know you’re Filipino if You’re related to everyone. You have uncles and aunts named Boy, Girlie or. You consider dilis the Filipino equivalent to french fries You know the meaning of double dead egg. double dead chicken The pasalubong you want from Manila is cornik, which you snack on eight times a day in the office Your idea of a diet is a diet coke with a McDonald’s meal You serve coffee in small glass coffee.

I read the book for around 15 minutes, and fair enough, it has awoken the Filipino You know youre Filipino if-- book me. It's a very short read, light, funny even. And within a very short span of time, the book has unleashed its spell on me - in the course of leafing through the artsy-artsy pages of illustrations and text telling everything Pinoy, I found myself smiling /5.

Want to know how Filipino you are. Take this less-than-scientific quiz to rate your Filipino-ness. You might be surprised at the results.

Scoring: Give yourself 3 points if you can relate to the following characteristics yourself, 2 points if it relates to an immediate family member (mom or dad), and 1 point if you know someone who has the. You know you're Filipino if A Pinoy primer [Neni Sta. Romana-Cruz, Dindo Llana] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

You know you're Filipino if A Pinoy primer5/5(1). YOU KNOW YOU’RE FILIPINO IF A Pinoy Primer. Written by Neni Sta. Romana-Cruz Illustrated by Dindo Llana. $ Add to cart. You saw it on the internet now read the book. Cruz’s hilarious selections and Llana’s zany drawings make for a side-splitting tribute to all that is Pinoy.

Pick up a copy today and find out what makes Pinoys. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cruz, Neni Sta. Romana- (Neni Santa Romana-). You know you're Filipino if--Manila: Tahanan Books, © Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for You Know You're Filipino If: A Pinoy Primer at was fun reading it with her as I try to explain what certain words means such as "toyo" and "patis" She let me read the book after she finished reading it and it was fun reading it with my husband keeping score of the things that I 4/5.

You Know You're Filipino If, Manila, Philippines. likes. "You Know You're Filipino IF" is a You know youre Filipino if-- book page and blog for all Filipinos around the ers: You know You're a FILIPINO if.

78 likes. its all about interesting Facts About us FLIPS. its Open for all FLips out there. For example “You know you’re a Filipino if you give directions with your lips.” Or “You know you’re a Filipino if you eat rice with every meal.” Or “You know you’re a Filipino if you have 30+ godchildren.” I shared this book with my host family and they.

You Know You’re Married to a Filipina If. Posted Novem by renxkyoko in my life, Philiipine culture, Philippine Heritage. Tagged: Filipina wife married to a non Filipino, Philippine culture.

8 Comments. YOU KNOW YOU’RE FILIPINO IF A Pinoy Primer. Written by Neni Sta. Romana-Cruz Illustrated by Dindo Llana ₱ Add to cart. You saw it on the internet now read the book. Cruz’s hilarious selections and Llana’s zany drawings make for a side-splitting tribute to all that is Pinoy.

Pick up a copy today and find out what makes Pinoys. Last week, our friends came back after a short vacation in the Philippines. They gave us pasalubong: 2 boxes of Iya’s pastillas, a pack of Choc-Nut (my favorite chocolate), and a book entitled “You know you’re a FIlipino if.”.

By the way, feeling compelled to bring pasalubong to your family and friends every time you return from a trip, is definitely a Filipino trait.

You know you’re Pinoy if, well, many things distinguish us as Filipino people – like bringing homepasalubong from a trip, devotion to family or enthusiasm (some would say overenthusiasm) for picture taking. Stereotypes aside, we are what we are because Filipinos share a core value of kapwa.

And may I reiterate. the author of this series is Neni Sta. Romana – Cruz. The title of the book is You Know you’re Filipino if. A Pinoy Primer, Published by the Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing, Inc.

The statements in closed parentheses are mine, and not of the author’s. Buy the book where you can find it. To know if youre % filipino or not. Don't know how Filipino you really are.

Well, here's a not-so-scientific way to find out. See if you'll find yourself nodding your head more than you're shaking it. You might find that these things are a lot truer than if you took out your birth certificate. You saw it on the internet now read the book.

Cruz’s hilarious selections and Llana’s zany drawings make for a side-splitting tribute to all that is Pinoy. Pick up a copy today and find out what makes Pinoys stand out in a crowd.

“A must-give book for relatives and friends abroad ” —The Manila Bulletin. From the best-selling author of You Know You’re Filipino If.A Pinoy Primer The award-winning writer and current Chair of the National Book Development Board, Ms. Neni Sta. Romana-Cruz would love to meet everyone on March 15 to introduce our newest book, Philippine ’ll also get to chat with Mr.

Eisen Bernardo about his charming country illustrations. This book is called: "You know you're Filipino if " You're related to everyone Your middle name is your mother's maiden name.

You have uncles and aunts named Boy, Girlie, or Baby. You have relatives whose nicknames consist of repeated syllables, such as Jun-Jun, Ling-Ling, and Mon-Mon. You're walking around the mall and you feel your stomach rumbling. Your friend asked you "Saan tayo kakain?".

You answered: "Okay lang kahit saan mo gusto" Jollibee. Mcdo. Mang Inasal. Correct. Wrong. "Kahit saan" "Kahit ano" "Kung anong gusto mo" You just wasted 10 minutes of your life battling with your friend where you should [ ]. – You know someone who can get you a good deal on jewelry or electronics.

(My mom. so that’s sort of GUILTY!) – You try to explain to people why Philippines starts with “Ph” and Filipino starts with “F”. (sort of GUILTY!) – You use the exact same artificial christmas tree with the same ornaments, year after year.

That’s it for. We understand that there is a confusion on the subject of Filipinos being Asian because other nationalities stereotype people with chingky eyes as Asians, a physical attribute that most Filipinos does not possess and most Filipinos have brown skin.

My favorite Filipino book right now is Gerry Alanguilan's Elmer. It's a comic book set in a world where sentient chickens exist. It tells a funny, scary, poignant, brutal, hopeful, and well-told story.

It uses anthropomorphized chickens to mir. This blog is all about Filipino/Pinoy culture, general characteristics, what most of us have in common, etc. Take note that this is not the original you know you're Filipino when blog, and also feel free to submit ^^.

(but also keep in mind that not all submissions would be. You know you’re in a Filipino house when you see this. Close. Posted by.

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If You’re Filipino American, Mestizo, or Mixed-Race, You’ll Like This. Are You Filipino American, mestizo, mixed-race, ethnically ambiguous, or just interested in learning more about your self-identity.

This blog is for you. I am Filipino American. I didn’t always associate myself with. OK, so I saw that recently, a lot of people have been posting these "You know you're a potterhead when " stuff. So I thought I'd put together some of the ones I'd seen people say or post. I believe I have 50 or so.

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instead of a dowry, you got the whole bill for the wedding and honeymoon. most of the decorations in your house are made of wicker. You're Saying It Wrong is an excellent collection of the most commonly mispronounced words in the English language.

Not only does the book give the correct pronunciations but it also gives the incorrect ones and pithy explanations as to why they are so widely mispronounced/5. Have you ever wondered how filipino you are. have you retained the filipino traits your family has instilled in you.

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Me: What. I'm Filipino, so I must work there. For those of you who don't know, there are many Filipinos in Hong Kong (Filipinos, if I remember correctly, make up the largest ethnic minority in HK).

You Know You’re Getting Older When Everything hurts and what doesn’t hurt, doesn’t gleam in your eyes is from the sun hitting your feel like the night after, and you haven’t been little black book contains only names ending in get winded playing children begin to look middle ’re still chasing women but can’t remember.

You laughed, rolled your eyes, but years later you realize you should've taken more photos of them. They did this at the fruit aisle: Tap to play or pause GIF. Tap to play or pause GIF. Via. • if you're living abroad, you have family in the philippines that expect you to bring pasalubong that's fancier than anything you even own yourself • you know that the "white" version of "come here" is palm-up, fingers waving toward the body, but the pinoy version is palm-down, fingers moving toward body in sort of shoveling motion.

You let the phone ring twice before answering, lest you appear overly eager. You use a rock to scrub yourself in the bath or shower. You're proud to be Filipino - and you pass these jokes on to all your Filipino friends. You know you’re a Filipino if I’m not Filipino, but I’ve been told I’m “Filipino-ized” (as opposed to a Filipino who is Americanized).

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If you are filipino you are Asian. Based on geographical location and some genetics the people of the Philippines are counted as Asian. Be proud if your filipino and if anyone says your not tell. 8. When you do go back to visit, you’ll receive a very warm welcome from fifty of your relatives.

Thirty of whom you didn’t know you were related to. And yeah, they’ll probably think you’re fat, but, by God, you’ll definitely feel loved. 9. You have a karaoke machine at home. A good one, too. Author: Annabel Lalonde.

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