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“Nagkatrangkaso ako eh! Tulô ang sip-on at nanakit ang mga but-o!” (I had the ‘flu! I had runny nose and my bones ached!) When I was a lot younger, I used to hear mostly from the elderly and those from remote agrarian communities what then seemed to me as a quirky way of pronouncing certain words in the Tagalog language.