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#782260 - 09/12/12 05:17 PM Communicating With A Filipino  
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Understand the unusual way Filipinos communicate. What "pssst" means and why puckered lips is not asking for a kiss.

Communicating With a Filipino

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#790896 - 11/03/12 12:48 PM Re: Communicating With A Filipino [Re: Rachel-in-Philippines]  
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It is not uncommon for Filipinos to address someone older in the third person. Ditto to a person with authority or a stranger. This is a way of showing respect and courtesy towards the other.

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