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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Gorabales, Push mo yan! and other Filipino flair are now available in WeChat sticker gallery, they should include #boompanes too!

We love to use these Filipino slangs as reaction to any conversation or just to annoy the one we are talking to, its also a way of being funny and as a sport when it comes to hitting a joke or breaking some rules. Our country uses 11 recognized languages and there's 175 dialects in all islands of the Philippines. You won’t find this category in books, but you’ll hear the series of catchphrases on the streets, from local television shows to just about anywhere where the influences of media exist.

We use these words as our freedom of expression, its a mix of Taglish or tagalog word and english that don’t follow a standardized set of rules. In this age of digital and social media, the Filipino flair is easily being picked up because its heavily used in different modes of social media.

In WeChat, you can now also see these fun words in a form of WeChat stickers, you can use them by downloading it at the Sticker Gallery, just go to WeChat’s Sticker Gallery by clicking on ME > STICKER GALLERY.
There are 16 colorful animated stickers that reflect the humor, wit, candor and inventiveness that Filipinos apply to such slangs. Fox example, if you are late to attend your class or meeting, you can easily send out a message to your group with a sticker of “Bahala na si Batman”, or you can easily post a sticker “Boom!” to break out a conversation or showing a success move. Instead of saying good luck to your friend, you can send her a “Push mo yan!” sticker or “Gorabels!”

Fun di ba? I just hope that they add the Boom Panes!!! slang

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Azrael Coladilla is the blogger and founder of Azrael's Merryland Blog. This blog started as a personal blog in 2003, and then converted the blog into a lifeblog about his interest and reporting about pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, technology, food, travel, toys, outdoor adventure, internet and social media. Awarded as the 2009 Most Influential Blogger for Luzon, Philippines, awarded by the Philippine Blog Awards. He is the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, Philippine Bloggers Network, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, Travel and Blog Community, and Philippine ToyCon. Azrael's Merryland Blog is included in a list of top 50 Blogs in the Philippines , ranked 65th in Top 100 Blogs that Matter , 49 must read lifestyle blog in the Philippines. and rank 40th in 100 Top Philippine Blogs by Feedspot.
He loves to travel, explore, discover, eat new food, document and record his life, meet new people, do photography and collects Transformers toys.
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