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15 Funny Filipino Stereotypes

15 things foreigners usually assume about Filipinos. Yes, Filipinos, not Philippinos.

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1. You're Asian? No way!

Yes, we are.

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2. If you're Asian, why are you brown?

Apparently, people with flawless white skin and tiny eyes are not the only race in Asia.

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3. If you're Filipino, why are you white?

Almost all of us came from either Spanish or Chinese decent or both.

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4. You look Mexican tho, is your dad Antonio?

I told you, we're from a Spanish decent and yes, my dad is Antonio.

5. Yor a Pilipino, rayt? Yo hab a panny accent!Uhmmm... We don't speak like that; not the people I know.
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5. Yor a Pilipino, rayt? Yo hab a panny accent!

Uhmmm... We don't speak like that; not the people I know.

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6. Let me guess, you're a nurse, correct?

Just because we're naturally very caring and hardworking, automatically we're nurses? Yes! I mean, no.

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7. Foreigners: You eat rice everyday? Every meal? Wow, you're crazy!

Filipinos: You don't eat rice every meal? Wow, you're crazy!

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8. So you like online dating?

The people you meet online are not the only Filipinos in the world.

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9. You take a bath everyday? Even if it's too hot or too cold?

OMG, you don't?

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10. You're fat!

Curvy is the perfect body in our country.

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11. Why are you so competitive when it comes to singing?

Honey, we're born this way.

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12. Your beauty queens are half-Filipinos, they should be disqualified!

Don't tell me that the other contestants aren't half-bloods, because they are.

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13. (In relation to no. 12) Filipino + Foreign genes =

DIVINE!

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14. Why are you noisy?

Because we're always happy

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15. So you can speak English fluently?

Excuse me?

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