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Funny things with Filipino pronunciation

I was just reminded of some funny things tonight. The subject of a certain lolly on a stick came up. As Aussies we know this as a Chupa Chup. We all know this is pronounced with an “uh” sound, like “GUN”. Know how they say it here? It sounds like “Choopa Choop”! Like “chook”! I laugh at the kids pronunciation, and they (cheeky brats!) laugh at me!

I even showed them an authoritative video on YouTube with a magnificent Australian actress explaining how she gives her kids Chupa Chups instead of fresh fruit. Laughed at me again! Continue reading


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