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10 funny ‘US vs. PH’ memes that will make you see our cultural differences

Culture is characterized by a set of values and behavior that make a society unique. And in every country, these cultural practices vary depending on the community’s social groupings and generation gaps.

So, when we’re talking about the American and Philippine cultures, respectively, there are a lot of differences between the two. This includes varying eating habits, transportation systems, languages, unique gestures, and even family relations.

But to make things less complicated about diversity, we’ve rounded up some of the funniest comparisons between the norms and beliefs of these two cultures.

This is what a Pinoy says when a guy is attracted to his friend’s sister…

ung may magandang kapatid tropa mo…🇺🇸: your sister is so beautiful🇵🇭: BAYAW!!

Mister Banatero 发布于 2019年3月3日周日


This is what happens when you have strict parents…

*Birthday*🇺🇸 :Thank you for having us🇵🇭 :Pre balutan mo nga ko pansit para di ako pagalitan pag uwe

Xayn Gonzales 发布于 2019年3月3日周日


As a Filipino, taking off your shoes or slippers is a sign of cultural respect.

*ininvite sa birthday*🇺🇸 : Thank you for having us 🇵🇭: Nasan na tsinelas ko tangina

리사 发布于 2019年3月2日周六


Can you recognize this common problem for teenagers who stay up late?

Nice gig!

The Bed Bites 发布于 2019年3月5日周二


A sarcastic Pinoy joke when the products they want to buy are no longer available…

* wala yung hinahanap sa tindahan.🇺🇸:its ok.🇵🇭:magsara na kayo.

ᴡᴀᴠᴇ 发布于 2019年2月11日周一


This is how Filipinos return a compliment…

via Facebook.com/TweetsAndVideos

This is the typical “white van” kidnapping scene for Filipinos…

via Facebook.com/TweetsAndVideos

It is a family tradition in the Philippines to serve spaghetti on one special occasion  – birthdays!

via Facebook.com/TweetsAndVideos

Filipinos strongly believe in the “5-second rule” when your food drops on the floor…

via Facebook.com/TweetsAndVideos

When there’s no glue, Filipinos use “glue-tinous” rice as an alternative…

via Facebook.com/TweetsAndVideos


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