Other countries merely speak English. We Filipinos have not only taken the language into our hearts, we've nourished it, raised it and brought it up in our image. This collection of actual Philippine signs that's circulating on the Internet makes it clear that there are three ways of using English: the right way, the wrong way and the Pilipino way.
Along a highway in Pampanga:
"WE MAKE MODERN ANTIQUE FURNITURE"
On a self-service restaurant in Cebu:
"PLEASE HELP OUR COMFORT ROOM CLEAN"
In a Baguio grocery:
"FRESH FROZEN CHICKEN SOLD HERE"
"NONE ID NOTHING ENTRY"
Along Luneta Boulevard:
"BAWAL TUMAE SA BULEVARD"
On Jeepney and Bus signs:
"BEFORE PAY, TELL WHERE GET THE ON BEFORE GET THE OFF"
On a newsbar on ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC)
"PRESIDENT ARROYO HALTS OF MILITARY OFFENSIVE"
On a flower shop in Rizal Avenue:
"WE SELL ARTIFICIAL FRESH FLOWERS"
On a delivery truck:
"NOT FOR HERE"
On window of a restaurant in Baguio:
"WANTED: BOY WAITRESS"
A grafitti inside the cubicle of a ladies' C.R. in a university:
"PLEASE DON'T SIT LIKE A FROG, SIT LIKE A QUEEN."
Somewhere along San Andres:
"NO URINATING, ON THE OVER WALLS!"
Vacant lot near Makati Avenue:
At an eatery in Cebu:
"WE HAB SOPDRINK IN CAN AND IN BATOL!"