happy bday (phrase) – What that lazy friend of yours greets you with on your special day, because typing in that extra “irth” takes too much effort. (see also, haberday, hbd)
hashtag (noun) –
Something you should tell your stupid friends not to use on Facebook.
Heat (noun) – One of six National Basketball Association (NBA) teams Filipinos are only familiar with. (see Celtics, Lakers, Mavericks, Spurs & Thunder)
helmet (noun) – A protective headgear used by motorcycle drivers in the Philippines to protect their elbows.
Heussaff (noun) – Surname currently belonging to only two people in the Philippines due to the strict ‘sosy’ requirements the bearer must posses to carry such surname.
his-and-hers T-shirt (noun) – Article of clothing worn by couples in public to tell the whole world how much they love each other; just in case their fervent public display of affection is not enough. At the event that the couple separate due to irreconcilable differences, both parties agree to burn the shirts as a sign of closure.
hold departure order (noun)
- What the Department of Justice (DOJ) issues after someone they are trying to be prevent from fleeing the country has already left the country.
- An order preventing an individual from leaving the country, unless that individual is married to the Vice President.
Holy Week (noun) – A week to reflect upon the meaning of Jesus’ death on the cross via out of town trips, going abroad or ‘staycations’.
hospital arrest (noun) – A form of detention usually opted for by politicians and other public figures accused of corruption in the Philippines. (submitted by kooshkins)
hotdog (noun) – A staple food in Filipino kiddie parties. Easily distinguishable by its reddish color and ‘cylindrical capsule’ shape, which may or may not be made from meat, but is still so delicious no matter what.