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Philippino, Phillipino, Philipino or Filipino: Which One Is Correct?

by Justin on November 2, 2010

in News

Philippino, Phillipino, Philipino are terms that most foreigners used when they search for people living in the Philippines. According to ark it is a high-traffic low density (HITLOAD) keyword that brings traffic to his site. Ark Hilario owns the no. 1 spot in the Google search engine results page (SERP) for the keyword Phillipino.

He encourages bloggers to make a blog post about Phillipino keyword. I hope that this article will bring traffic to my blog also.

For the benefit of people who do not know the correct or proper term to use to address citizens of the Philippines is Filipino. It is also the official language of the Philippines which is based on Tagalog dialect.

Some Filipino Interesting Facts and History:

Don’t you know that Filipinos were introduced to the English language in 1762 by British invaders not by Americans?

Don’t you know that the 3rd largest English-speaking nation, next to USA and UK is the Philippines?

Don’t you know that Los Angeles, California was co-founded in 1781 by a Filipino named Antonio Miranda Rodriguez?

Don’t you know that the one-chip video camera was first made by a Filipino inventor from New Jersey, named Marc Loinaz.

Don’t you know that the 1st ever international grandmaster from Asia was Eugene Torre who won at the Chess Olympiad in Nice, France in 1974.

Don’t you know that Mayon Volcano has the world’s most perfect cone?

Don’t you know that the first Filipino-American in US Congress was Virginia Rep. Robert  Cortez-Scott, a Harvard alumnus.

Don’t you know that the first Asian and Filipino to snatch America’s Pulitzer Prize was Carlos P. Romulo in 1941 and he was also the first Asian to become UN President?

See the beautiful side of the Philippines

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If you want to read more about the Philippines click here.

Please remember Filipino not Philippino, Phillipino, Philipino.

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ark November 3, 2010 at 2:17 am

Nice post. Cool facts and trivia about Filipinos and the Philippines. Now, every person who visits this site with your keywords will learn something.

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rcayao November 3, 2010 at 12:45 pm

Thanks Ark. I really appreciate it. Of course, I can’t say no naman sa request mo. Marami na akong natutunan sayo.

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