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Old 04-27-2014, 03:32 AM   #1
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Default Why are people from the PHilippines Filipino?

Like, why you spell the country with a PH and the people with a F???


Somethin aint right with that shit.

I want an investigation.
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Old 04-27-2014, 03:37 AM   #2
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Default Re: Why are people from the PHilippines Filipino?

The Philippines is named after Prince Philip of Spain and the Spanish word for Philip is Felipe. The Philippines is named after Prince Philip of Spain and the Spanish word for Philip is Felipe.
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Old 04-27-2014, 03:42 AM   #3
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Default Re: Why are people from the PHilippines Filipino?

I'm pretty sure "Filipinas" is the first name that was given to the country, correct me if I'm wrong though.
Don't know if that's the reason or not.
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Old 04-27-2014, 08:34 AM   #4
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Default Re: Why are people from the PHilippines Filipino?

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Originally Posted by Akrazotile
Like, why you spell the country with a PH and the people with a F???


Somethin aint right with that shit.

I want an investigation.

At first I didn't think you were referring to the spelling and my reaction was
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Old 04-27-2014, 09:43 AM   #5
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Default Re: Why are people from the PHilippines Filipino?

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are there any good filipino posters on ish?

im jk, i love you guys : D
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Old 04-27-2014, 10:07 AM   #6
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Default Re: Why are people from the PHilippines Filipino?

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Like, why you spell the country with a PH and the people with a F???


Somethin aint right with that shit.

I want an investigation.
It's a poor country, they couldn't afford all the PHs.
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Old 04-27-2014, 10:18 AM   #7
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las islas filipinas!
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Old 04-27-2014, 12:19 PM   #8
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Default Re: Why are people from the PHilippines Filipino?

I want to learn Tagalog, anyone know some good resources?
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Old 04-27-2014, 01:11 PM   #9
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Default Re: Why are people from the PHilippines Filipino?

Ever since they came to america they were good at flipping burgers, so people refer to them as "Flips" and the Philipino got change to Filipino.
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