Funny things Filipino parents do when they’re mad

Funny things Filipino parents do when they’re mad

Did you get the intense stare when you were young? How about your parents' famous lines? Take a look at what adults say are the funny things Filipino parents do when they're mad.

Parents strike fear in our hearts no matter what age we are. When we were young, funny things Filipino parents do when they're mad usually come off as completely horrifying.

Read: 11 biggest lies out parents told us

But now, we take a look at some of the funny things Filipino parents do, even if as children we were pretty darn scared to see happen:

Pinagdidilatan ka

Funny things Filipino parents do when they’re mad

Carla, mother of two girls, says that parents who are mad often widen their eyes, raise their eyebrows and try to pin you with their stare. It usually works, until they turn around.

Pinalalaki butas ng ilong

Funny things Filipino parents do when they’re mad

Some parents think they’re doing the ‘nanlilisik ang mata’, but they’re just actually making their nostrils look bigger.

Call you by your whole name or second name

Funny things Filipino parents do when they’re mad

Danielle, mother of one, says that she and her cousins always knew their parents were on a rampage when they start calling them by whole names.

Say, “Wag mo ako susubukan!

Funny things Filipino parents do when they’re mad

Famous line right there.

Say, “Makakatikim ka sa ‘kin!”

Funny things Filipino parents do when they’re mad

Our usual reply is, “Hindi na po!”

Throw all your clothes out of the house

Funny things Filipino parents do when they’re mad

Anthony, dad of one, says that his cousins and siblings frequently got into trouble by not coming home at night. They’d usually find their clothes strewn outside the door for everyone to see.

Lock you out of the house

Funny things Filipino parents do when they’re mad

Sometimes, parents just can’t stand us and they push us out of the gate. If we weren’t crying our hearts out, we would have realised: FREEDOM!

What other funny things Filipino parents do that make you laugh? Do you have a funny story to share? Tell us in the comments and we'll add it to this list!

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