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18 Gross Things Filipinos Do But Never Talk About

Don't @ me.

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1. Touching the armrests inside the MRT then proceeding to touch our faces.

Think about the hand of the last person who touched that... where has it been? What else has it touched??? THINK. ABOUT. IT.
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Think about the hand of the last person who touched that... where has it been? What else has it touched??? THINK. ABOUT. IT.

2. Walking around all day with stale, hardened pieces of rice adhered to our shirts.

Don't deny it. We've all been there.
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Don't deny it. We've all been there.

3. Tapos kakainin because we're just "curious."

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AMININ!!!!

4. Lumulusong sa baha na para na ring dagat ng basura.

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5. Or taking a "shower" in the alulod like it's not infested with bacteria or some other shit.

6. OR!!! Not taking a bath at all during bagyo season.

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It's okay. Nobody's judging.

7. Making sawsaw the isaw again after we've taken a bite of it already.

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Ever wonder why the vinegar dip at your favorite isawan tastes so good? That's thanks to the saliva of literally everyone who has ever eaten there. YUM!

8. Getting a slightly undercooked isaw and still eating it.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Can't complain.
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¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Can't complain.

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9. Tasting something bitter in your isaw and thinking, "shit!*" but still eating it anyway because that's just part of the experience.

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*Literal. Hehehehehe.

10. Eating an unborn baby chick!!!! THINK ABOUT IT.

It's good though, so, again ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.
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It's good though, so, again ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

11. Eating stew that's LITERALLY made of blood.

It's also SOOOO good though.
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It's also SOOOO good though.

12. Sharing a SINGLE glass of alcohol during inuman.

We like sharing stories, heartaches, and, apparently, contagious illnesses.
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We like sharing stories, heartaches, and, apparently, contagious illnesses.

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13. Going inside a computer shop and using a keyboard and a mouse that's sticky for reasons you don't ever want to think about.

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14. Using our saliva to "cut" a whole sheet of paper into smaller ones.

Hey, we're just being resourceful!
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Hey, we're just being resourceful!

15. And then giving the other saliva-infested half to our friend who also needs it.

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Uhh, thanks?

16. Nilalawayan 'yung tiyan ng baby so they won't get sick daw.

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SCIENCE!!!

17. Checking out our booger after a full day of commuting in Manila.

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18. And finally, burping the longganisa you had for breakfast HOURS AND HOURS after.

Pwede pa for dinner, kanin na lang kulang!
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Pwede pa for dinner, kanin na lang kulang!