Month: November 2013

Identity disorder epidemic strikes Manila

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Agila News

thanksgiving-turkey

The Department of Health announced today that thousands of Filipinos have been afflicted with Holiday Identity Disorder (HID) this week.  The epidemic was discovered by DOLE employees during their routine research, known internally as Facebooking.  Over the past week alone, researchers have found thousands of posts with Thanksgiving references from otherwise normal Filipinos.  Here are a few signs to watch out for to know whether a loved one is suffering from HID.

  1.  Has status updates, instagrams or tweets on Thanksgiving (e.g. Turkey recipes, pumpkin pie recipes, Black Friday sales)
  2. Does not understand the historical context of Thanksgiving
  3. Does not know what a pilgrim is
  4. Once lived in the U.S. for over 2 years or has visited once for 2 weeks
  5. Has an affected American accent
  6. Has a 1st world sense of entitlement

The DOH has also compiled a list of other disorders that strongly co-occurs with HID.

  1. OCD –…

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