Pinoys sure are a creative bunch when it comes to wordplay.
Here’s a list of acronyms we use when signing dedications in slumbooks.
Here’s a list of Filipino words that don’t have English translations.
And here is a collection of 8 food terms that are used to describe beauty or the lack of it.
Body looks good, face does not. (What part of a shrimp do you throw away?)
A barkada of hipons.
A hipon with fashion sense.
Face is okay but body is too thin.
Face and body are not so okay but is brainy. (Bone marrow is colloqiually called utak.)
Face and body are not okay, but maganda ang kalooban.
Smells funky, but yummy!
Delicious from head to tail. And if any is leftover, lechon is taken home!
What do you think of these terms? Do you know of any other food terms to describe physical appearances? Share in the Comments Section below.