Introducing Modern Filipino (Taglish): A Mixed Language Befitting a Mixed-Race Nation

It’s about time we give Taglish, the bastardized version of Filipino/Tagalog, its rightful place and recognition in our society. Taglish (once perceived as a virus, and treated as if it were some kadiring cockroach) has now pervaded every nook of our existence. We use it practically everywhere – in offices, schools, pulpits, talk shows, live […]

Pinoy Propensity for Co-opting Pervades The Presidency

“In your world I have no meaning though I’m trying hard to understand.“- Missing You, John Waite. When I write I find myself often defining words straight from the dictionary. Unconsciously it has become my defense against people collectively assigning the wrong meanings to some words. Trying to get a point across is hard enough […]