After our series Oral Origins wherein we researched the roots of the popular curse words in the Philippines, we welcome you to News Hugot, a new segment that will provide a creative outlet for people to forget the news for a while and to focus on their feelings.
Our opening salvo is the series of deaths under investigation in the country. We feel strongly about this topic and we discussed it in detail through these articles: Their Last Moments on Earth and Nanlaban. Our team wishes to make clear that this is not an intent to make fun of all the victims of these gruesome situations. This is a coping strategy to deal with stressful events that are happening around us.
With that said, we take off with some terms that have really saturated our news programs and social media timelines during the last couple of days. Over at Twitter, we encountered the trending hashtag #ExtraJudicialFeelings and found this very engaging infographic created by Juanderboy.
Bam Alegre posted this infographic over at Reddit and upon reaching the front page, the witty wagon was on. Reddit user redkinoko had one of the most upvoted terms in the subreddit — vigilandi!
Here are other noteworthy contributions from witty netizens. See more of the discussion over at Reddit Philippines. Join us if you will.
What you do when he ‘kalabit’ you for some hot action. (u/hansalliver)
When he cares about you too much, it’s almost boring. (u/ninetailedoctopus)
Dutertorpe / Dutorpe:
‘Yung dinadaan mo nalang sa joke ‘yung nararamdaman mo. (u/kalabit_penge)
Our team at SubSelfie.com had our own discussion during one boring afternoon:
Naghahanap ng ka-relasyon kahit hindi naman single. (Tricia Zafra)
Flirting in Tandem:
‘Di ka makapili kasi dalawa sila. (JM Nualla)
Deadma on the Spot:
‘Yung crush mong “hu u” ka parati. (Sophia Balod)
Deadma on Arrival:
‘Yung nag-eyeball kayo pero pagkakita sa ‘yo, “hu u.” (Tricia Zafra)
Hindi nagpapakilala ang admirer. Puro sulat lang sa cardboard. (Ephraim Aguilar)
Status Quo Landi Order:
Pinagsasabihan ka na ng lahat na itigil mo nang lumandi dahil andami mo nang pseudo-jowa. (Apple Gamboa)
‘Yung hindi niya binigay sa ‘yo nang iwan ka niya. (Bam Alegre)
We were about to publish it when the rest of the members chimed in. Hanggang sa hugot, competitive sila. You be the judge.
Alam nang bawal pero hala sige pa rin. (Tricia Zafra)
‘Yung taga-buyo. Alam namang bawal. Sarap patayin. (Tricia Zafra)
‘Yung napapaghugutan ni adik at tulak. Taga-bigay ng advice pero hindi niya ipapayong itigil niyo kalokohan ninyo. Baliw amp^$%, sila ang mga dapat pinapatay. (Tricia Zafra)
‘Yung parang nagdedeliriyo ka na kasi di ka pa rin maka move on sa ex mo. (Apple Gamboa)
Nilabanan ang feelings. E love conquers all. Tapos too much love can kill you. Ayun. (Dawnavie Dadis)
Nagpulong na ang barkada para mag-intervene kasi ang tanga-tanga mo na. Hello, friends! (Edma Remillano)
Ilegal na Droga:
Parang siya. Nakakalulong. Kahit bawal. (Edma Remillano)
Hindi dapat sayo, pero ano pa ba? E ang saya. (Lian Buan)
Minsan kahit huwag mo nang mahalin, basta maging makatao ka na lang. (Lian Buan)
Culture of Impunity:
Hanggang sa feelings, talamak. Magpapa-fall na lang tapos mang-iiwan nang walang consequence? (Lian Buan)
Wait niyo lang mga beh. Justice is coming. (Lian Buan)
Kill List (may ayaw magpatalo):
‘Yung listahan ng mga kabit o ka-chat niya na gusto mo nang patayin. (Edma Remillano)
Change Is Coming:
Push beh, asa pa more. (Lian Buan)
And there you have it. Let us know in the comments if you have ideas of your own.
[Entry 165, The SubSelfie Blog]
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We make hugot, but deep inside we are hurt and shattered because the life will never be back again.