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Communicating With A Filipino #782260
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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

Last edited by Rachel-in-Philippines; 11/03/12 12:50 PM.

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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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