You Know You Might Be Filipino If...

01. You point with your lips.
02. You eat using your hands and have it down to a technique.
03. Your other piece of luggage is a balikbayan box.
04. You nod upwards to greet people
05. You put one foot up on the chair and rest your elbows on your knee while eating.
06. You use a rock to scrub yourself while in the shower.
07. You have to kiss your relatives on the cheek as soon as you enter the room
08. You stand next to eight big boxes at the airport.
09. You collect items from hotels or restaurants "for souvenir".
10. You smile for no reason.
11. You flirt by having a foolish grin on your face while raising your eyebrows repeatedly.
12. You go to a department store and try to bargain down the prices.
13. You use umbrella for shad of a hot summer day.
14. You scratch your head when you don't know the answer.
15. You never eat the last morsel of food on the table.
16. You know how to play mah-jong and pusoy.
17. You find dried up morsels of rice stuck to your shirt
18. you prefer to sit in the shade instead of basking in the sun.
19. You put an unwarranted "H" in you name, i.e.: "Jhun", "Bhoy", "Rhon".
20. You put your hands in front of you, as if to make a path, and say "excuse, excuse" when you pass in front of two people talking of the TV set.
21. You check the labels of clothes to see where it was made before buying.
22. You hang you clothes outside to dry.
23. You are perfectly comfortable in a squatting position with you arms between your knees.
24. You consistently arrive 30 minutes late.
25. You always offer food to all your visitors.
26. You say "comfort room" instead of bathroom
27. You say "for take out" instead of "to go"
28. You "open" and "close" the lights.
29. You ask for "Colgate" instead of toothpaste.
30. You refer to the refrigerator as the "ref" or "pridyider"
31. You say "Kodakan" instead of take a snap shot.
32. You order McDonald's instead of "hamburger" (pronounced ham-boor-jer)
33. You say "Ha?" instead of "what?"
34. You say "Hoy" to get a persons attention.
35. You answer when someone says "Psst!"
36. You say "Cutex" instead of "nail polish"
37. You say "he" when you mean "she" and vice-versa.
38. You say "aray" instead of "ouch"
39. Your sneeze sound like "ahh..ching" instead of "ahh...choo"
40. You say "air con" instead of "a/c" or air conditioner
41. You use a "walis ting-ting" or "walis tambo" instead of a conventional broom.
42. You have a Weapons of Moroland" shield hanging in your living room wall
43. You have a portrait of the last supper hanging in your living room.
44. You own a piano that no one ever plays.
45. You have a "tabo" in the bathroom
46. You house has too many borloloys
47. You have two or three pairs of tsinelas at your door-step
48. Your house has an ornate wrought-iron gate in front of it.
49. You have a shrine of the Santo Ninyo in your living room.
50. You own a "barrel man" (you pull the barrel up and you see something that looks familiar. schwing...)
51. You cover your living room furniture with bed sheets.
52. Your lamp shades still have their plastic covers on them.
53. You have plastic runners to cover the plastic in your house
54. You refer to the VCR as "beytamax."
55. You have a rice dispenser
56. You own a turbo broiler
57. You own one of those fiber optic flower lamps.
58. You own those lamps with oil that drips down the strings.
59. You have a giant wooden spoon and fork hanging somewhere in your dining room.
60. You have wooden tinikling dancers on the walls.
61. You own capiz shell chandeliers, lamps and placemats.
62. Your car had kleenex at the back.
63. You have air freshener in your car
64. Your car chirps like a bird or plays a tune when put on reverse.
65. Your car horn can make two or three different sounds.
66. Your car has curb feelers or curb detectors.
67. Your car has a lot of "burloloys" like the jeepneys in the P.I.
68. You hang a Rosary on the car's rear view mirror.
69. You have aunts and uncles named "baby", "Girlie", "Boy".
70. Your parents call each other "mommy" and "daddy" or "ma" and "pa"
71. You have a family member that has a nickname that repeats itself, i.e, Deng-Deng", "Ling Ling", "Jing Jing", etc.
72. You put hot-dogs into your spaghetti.
73. You consider dilis the Filipino equivalent of french fries
74. You think that eating chocolate rice pudding (champorado) and dried fish is a great morning meal.
75. You order things like: Tapsilog, Tocilog and Longsilog at restaurants.
76. You instinctively grab a toothpick after a meal.
77. You ask for a "softdrink" instead of a "soda"
78. You dip bread into your morning coffee
79. You refer to all seasonings as Magi and all forms of monosodium glutamate as "Ajinomoto"
80. Your cupboard is filled with Spam, Vienna Sausage, Ligo Sardines, and Corned Beef which you call Karne Norte.
81. "Goldilocks" means more to you than just being a fairy tale character.
82. You appreciate a fresh pot of rice.
83. Your friends complain about the smell of tuyo on Sunday mornings.
84. You eat rice for breakfast.
85. You use your fingers when measuring the water to cook rice.
86. You wash and re-use disposable plastic utensils and Styrofoam cups.
87. You have a supply of frozen lumpia in the refrigerator.
88. You have an ice shaver to make halo-halo
89. You eat purple yam (ube) flavored ice-cream.
90. You gotta have a bottle of Jufran or Mafran (banana catsup) handy.
91. You fry spam or hot-dogs and eat them with rice.
92. You think half hatched duck eggs (balut) are a delicacy.

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