Archive for January 25th, 2011

What Is It With Pinoy Names?

After a few weeks here in the Philippines, I have seen a lot and heard a lot. Though things rarely surprise me, I find it strange — and much to my consternation — how Filipinos name themselves. I have been noticing how most Filipinos come up with weird nicknames. Names that I think they are blissfully unaware may sound ridiculous to an outsider.