“May laing daw na bigay si Claris,” Ate Weng told Mitch and I.
“Laing na Bangus?” I asked.
“Hindi,” she answered, “Laing Na…. Gabi?”
I laughed and Mitch said, “Ate, wag mo nga patulan si Orlee.”
Mat prepared the sauted tuna breakfast. I told them, “Naku! Bawal kay Mitch ang tuna. Bawal!”
Curiously, she asked, “Bakit bawal?”
I simply answered, “Bawal!”
“Aaaaaahhhh,” she answered.
“Nagets mo yung reason? Dalawang beses ko lang naman sinabi na bawal?” I answered laughing.
Marclee’s vocabulary is currently limited to “Ghagha” and “No way.”
Unfortunately, inside the church during a baptismal ceremony where the priest asks, “Do you renounce Satan?”
He screamed, “No way!”
Everybody looked their way. Ronald immediately took the boy and run outside the church.
Ronald was embarrassed and laughing at the same time.