I don't know if I should have posted this in the first place. Anyhow, this is an anecdote about the immense popularity of the King (and not Da King). I mean, yes I know he's up there in the fame meter, but I didn't realize that he was that popular until my six-year-old asked me about him.
River: Mommy, patay na ba si Michael Jackson?
Me: Oo. Pano mo nalaman?
River: Sabi sa TV. Mommy, san siya pupunta: sa hell or sa heavean?
Me: (Thinks hard and long). Uhmm hindi ko alam. Teka, kilala mo ba si Michael Jackson?
Me: Talaga? Anong itchura niya?
River: 'Di ba siya yung mukhang manika...ung sobrang puti ang mukha tapos kulot ang buhok.
I was floored.
Why do Filipinos have mirrors on their desks?
3 years ago