When I was a student in Baguio, my Ibaloi friends used to bombard me with Kalanguya or rather 'anti-Kalanguya' jokes. I never was able to hold my own around those nasty jokers. :) So how about this for revenge? Hehehe
INA: Anak, tawagim kha's dadim ta on-akad kha nin ale! (Anak, tawagam man ni daddy'm ta agawid koma.)
ANAK: Mama, Bi-i met i sinmongbat! (Mama, babae met diay simungbat!)
INA: Arah! Agpayso sota sutpetsak ay waray kabit nen tatang mo! Ngantoy kwan nita bii? (Ay apo! Agpayso gayam diay sutpetsak nga adda ti kabit ni tatang mo! Ania kunana diay babae?)
ANAK: "You have zero balance in your account!" Kwan to met! (You have zero balance in your account, kunana met.)
INA: Ayuh! Kashianak mango ni abos! Insa-dat towak emo lad 'merikano! Ita met ja emanEngdis. Pinshowam khan tawagan! (Ay apo! Kasian dak! Insukat nak sa met ti amerikana. Umaninglish met dayta. Tawagam man manen!)
ANAK: Sota bii met mowan, kwan toy please reload immedi…
There was a resurrected interest for this song and more than two people were asking for the words so I decided to just try and remember the words and publish it here:
Penned by Me
Music by: Norman S. Malcat
Life is not a bore after all When you came to my life Everything for me was all in a clear perspective After I've accepted your gift There's a joy like never before You've turned my fears into strength And I found out there is peace in you. Chorus: Thank you for giving yourself Thank you for saving my soul Thank you for the promise of tomorrow I never deserved these But you gave it all to me anyway.
Now that I'm living for YouI could not understand some of Your plansBut I am assured that whatever happensYou'll be with me all throughout the way. Bridge: I understood you died for me You paid my debt in Calvary I can never repay you For it's your blood that washed all my sins away.
The story behind this song is that, I broke up with my boyfriend at…
I usually get weird (emotional, crazy, impulsive, unpredictable and whatnot) after undergoing some sort of a difficulty, be it about work, health, or just plain old life happening. Therefore, I was not surprised to find myself in such a state since yesterday. So here is the craziness resulting to more craziness. Sometimes you just gotta burn through words to keep it together. As it is, I was mentally beat after that intense and mind-numbing job that I did over the past three weeks. And so to unwind, I decided to crash and do nothing that needs too much brain energy, so I thought I'd settle in and bring a semblance of order to my files and email accounts. As I dug through hundreds after hundreds of spam and thousands of social notifications, product promotions and whatnot, I came across this short poetry that someone wrote to me some years ago. I don't want to be presumptuous and say that it was written about me personally but I was told that I somehow inspired this person …