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Offline GregW

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A Boholano in Cebu
« on: February 13, 2011, 09:38:48 AM »
Note:  Although Bohol and Cebu both speak Bisayan there are minor differences between the two.

A certain young man who had never left the family farm on Bohol was preparing for his first trip to Cebu.  His family friends were tutoring him on the differences in how Bisayan is spoken in Bohol and Cebu.  For example, in Bohol they say \"Maajong buntag\" which is \"Good morning\" but in Cebu they say \"Maayong buntag\".  The Bohol \"j\" becomes the Cebu \"y\".  He promised to remember this advice.

Upon arrival in Cebu City he found he had forgot to pack some sleeping clothes.  Off he went to the nearest Gaisano Department store and while shopping was confronted by an attractive young sales lady.  She asked him, \"May I help you find anything sir?\".  To which he replied, \"Yes, I need some payama\".  The young lady looks quizzically at him and says \"unsa payama sir?\"  (What is payama sir?)  He replies, \"Ah, sinina for tulog\".  (Ah, clothing for sleeping).  She giggles and tells him, \"Oh, sir, that\'s not payama it\'s pajama\".  To which he screams in delight \"Aayyyy Boholana!\".   

Bwahahahhaha.   :D ;) ;D 
Ako si Goyo.   Amerikano akong lawas pero Bisaya akong kasing-kasing