A Conversation (Holiday Episode)
This happened while buying firecrackers in a nearby store.
Me: Kuya, magkano kwitis?
Tindero: Siyete isa.
Me: Ah. Singkwenta nga.
… then he reached for the plastic bag to pack the firecrackers. Suddenly, a girl stood beside me and asked the shopkeeper…
Girl: Kuya! Pano paputukin to?
Tindero: Alin jan?
Girl: Etong mahabang brown na to.
Tindero: Ah. Hawakan mong mabuti pagkasindi, tapos kusang puputok yan,
… I’ll leave it at that. She was actually asking for the roman candles that didn’t look like roman candles because it was just plainly wrapped in brown paper.
Happy New Year ladies & gents!