Category Archives: Language

Broadcast Journalist Karen Davila Says Vico Sotto Has Split Personality

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) –Leave  it to broadcast journalist Karen Davila (Rated K)  to ask the tough questions like —is the planned subway going to be “below or above ground?”

But the ABS-CBN News talk show host is also a certified psychologist, as evidenced by he recent interview with Vico Sotto, entertainment personality Vic Sotto’s (Tito, Vic and Joey) son who is running for mayor of Pasig City.

Davila started the interview with a comment that Vico is a “splitting image” of his father.

Split personality eh, Karen?

Or did she mean “spitting personality?”


Multilingual Miss U.S.A. Wins Miss Universe Talent Competition Hands Down!

BANGKOK, Thailand (The Adobo Chronicles, Bangkok Bureau) –  U.S.A.’s representative to the 2018 Miss Universe Beauty Pageant here easily won the talent competition leading up to the December 17 finals.

Judges were so impressed with Sarah Rose Summers’ talent that they gave her a perfect score — the first in the pageant’s history. F5FE70C5-9F47-4CBC-9686-33B895F98C78

Her talent? She is multilingual. She speaks English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Russian, Visayan and Ilocano.  She is also an expert in sign language.

We wish Miss Summers all the luck and we are rooting for her to win the much-coveted crown!


Animal Rights Group: Saying ‘Bring Home The Bacon’ Is Offensive To Pigs

WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Adobo Chronicles, Washington Bureau) – Watch your language.  This is the gist of an animal rights group’s advice to people.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) now says that the phrase, ‘bring home the bacon’ is quite offensive to pigs.

But it’s not only pigs that get hurt from human expressions. Worms, horses, birds and bulls as well.

So, PETA has come up with suggestions on how humans can tone down their offensive rhetoric agains animals (see chart).

Meanwhile, The Adobo Chronicles also came up with suggested language that can be substituted when talking about human beings — men, women, children, homosexuals and persons with disabilities: