Hilariously PINOY

  • where even doctors, lawyers and engineers are unemployed
  • where everyone has his personal ghost story.
  • where mountains like Makiling and Banahaw are considered as holy places.
  • where everything can be forged.
  • where the school is considered the second home and the mall considered as third.
  • where Starbucks coffee is more expensive than gas.
  • where every street has a basketball court and every town only has one public school.
  • where all kinds of animals are edible.
  • where people speak all kinds of languages, and still call it Tagalog.
  • where students pay more money than they will earn afterwards.
  • where call center employees earn more money than teachers and nurses.
  • where driving 4kms can take as much as 4hours.
  • where flyovers bring you from the freeway to the side streets.
  • where the tourist spots is where Filipinos do not (or cannot afford to) go.
  • where even the poverty-stricken get to wear Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger.
  • where honking of car horns is a way of life.
  • where being called a bum is never offensive.
  • where flood waters take up more than 90 percent of the streets during the rainy season.
  • where everyone has a relative abroad who keeps them alive.
  • where crossing the street involves running for your dear life.
  • where wearing your national colors make you “baduy”.
  • where billiards is a sport, and darts is a bar game.
  • where insurance does not work.where the church governs the people and where the government makes the people pray for miracles. (AMEN TO THAT!)
  • where University of the Philippines is where all the weird people go. Ateneo is where all the nerds go. La Salle is where all the Chinese go. College of Saint Benilde is where all the stupid Chinese go,and University of Asia and the Pacific is where all the irrelevantly rich people go.
  • where fastfood is a diet meal.
  • where traffic signs are merely suggestions not regulations.
  • where rodents is a normal house pet.
  • where the definition of traffic is the ‘non-movement’ of vehicles.
  • where the fighter planes of the 1940′s are used for military engagements, and the new fighter planes are displayed in museums.
  • where being an hour late is still considered as punctual.
  • where cigarettes and alcohol are a necessity, and where the lottery is a commodity.
  • where soap operas tell the realities of life and where the news provides the drama.
  • where actors make the rules and where politicians provide the entertainment.
  • where everybody wants to leave!

HONORABLE MENTION: where TV networks such as GMA7 and ABSCBN slowly corrupt and control our minds while gaining unimaginable amounts of profit.

Source: Philippine Reality

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