jack en poy (noun) – A practice our ancestors used in determining important life-changing decisions. It has since been replaced with a coin flip due to the probability of a tie wasting our ancestor’s time when both of them produced rock three times in a row.
Janine Tugononed (verb) – The process of getting dumped by your girlfriend for a much hotter man on national TV.
- Popular means of transportation in the Philippines not for its law-abiding drivers, safety and certainly not for its environmental contributions.
- Form of mass transportation for the ordinary Filipino, that becomes newsworthy when taken by a celebrity.
(see also, MRT, LRT)
Jollibee (noun) – Third word a baby learns to say right after “mama” and “papa” and usually pronounced as “jabee”.
journalist (noun) – Someone who is insensitive enough to ask grieving parents how they feel about the death of their loved one(s).
Juan Dela Cruz (noun) – Literal translation of America’s ‘John Doe’ in Filipino.
justice (noun) – Something that an aggrieved party cries for and is eventually awarded, albeit oftentimes delayed and might as well have been denied if the famous legal maxim is to be followed.