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One Two

“Miggy, bilangin mo nga ‘yung fan,” I asked Miguel to count the fan he collected from the closet.
“One… Two…” he began.
I was waiting for the next number when Evelyn saw my face, “Huwag ka na umasa! Hangang dun lang ‘yun?”

“Bakit di mo tinuruan si Miggy magbilang!?” I scolded my sister back in Dubai, “Hangang two lang!”

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Posted by on April 25, 2011 in It's All Relative

 

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Che’s First Poker Game

“Hindi, Che, madali lang talaga ‘tong poker,” I assured Che.
“Baka mahirap, manonood na lang ako,” she answered.
“Hindi! Sumali ka!” I told her.

After a few question and answers and some rounds where she started winning, Ness approached, “Che, nasan ‘yung papel na hinihingi ko sa’yo?”
“Ness, huwag ka munang magulo! Nagsusugal ako!” Che screamed.

 
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Posted by on April 24, 2011 in Dubai Friends

 

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Maroon 5’s Stutter

At the Maroon 5 concert, during the last part of the song Stutter (which Atong and Ronald do not know the lyrics), Adam Levine asked the audience to sing with him “Stutter, Stutter…”
The audience blasted, “Stutter… You Make Me… Stutter!”

Ronald asked Atong, “Anong sasabihin?”
“Surot ba?”
“Parang Zorro.”

 
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Posted by on April 22, 2011 in Dubai Friends

 

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Hide Ness

Since Ness and Anj‘s birthday celebration will fall on a Good Friday, I their housemates, “Naku, bawal alak!”
“Oo,” they answered, “Wala.”
“Wala ring pork.”
“Wal rin.”
“Saka dapat ‘di maingay,” I told them.
“Oo ‘di tayo masyado mag-iingay,” they answered.
Because Ness can’t help to scream on a regular conversation, I asked them, “Eh saan n’yo itatago si Ness?”

 
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Posted by on April 22, 2011 in Dubai Friends

 

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Office Pasalubong

“Orlee, what did you get us?” my team mates asked me.
“Ummm… extra hands for work, a lighter job… Taking away some tasks assigned to you,” I answered.
“Fair enough.”

 
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Posted by on April 20, 2011 in Work Anecdotes

 

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Spicy Nasi Goreng

“Sir, would you like your Nasi Goreng spicy or not spicy?” the waitress asked.
“Hoy! Hihingi kami. Huwag mo i-spicy,” Bing and Marish suggested.
“Ahhh, hihingi ba kayo?” I asked them, “Miss, make it very spicy! Crush the pepper and mix it on the rice. THANK YOU.”

 
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Posted by on April 18, 2011 in Dubai Friends

 

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Crying Nieces

“Bakit kayo umiiyak?” I asked my nieces as I was about to go back to Dubai, “Kasi aalis na ako?”
“Hindi, Tito,” they all answered, “Kasi wala na kaming driver.”
“Yun lang ba ako sa inyo?” I asked angrily.
“Saka wala nang magandang laptop.”

 

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