HERE’S ANOTHER dose of captivating and baseless information on or about local political figures and other famous Filipinos.
81: President Aquino didn’t miss a single episode of the recently concluded PBB Teen Edition 4.
82: Nine years after the failed Oakwood Mutiny, Antonio Trillanes IV is still banned from getting near Glorietta and Greenbelt.
83: Five different people are assigned to update President Aquino’s Twitter account regularly.
84: Renato Corona left for Portugal three hours after he was convicted by the Senate. He is now living in Lisbon with his wife Cristina.
85: Richard Gordon has an artificial tongue.
86: When Noynoy Aquino graduated from college in 1981, his parents rewarded him with an Atari 2600 video game console.
87: In the late ‘40s, Juan Ponce Enrile knocked up a classmate at Ateneo De Manila University. The baby who was put up for adoption would later become a military officer and lawmaker. His name: Gringo Honasan.
88: In 2011, private Catholic schools in the Philippines earned thrice more than Jollibee and McDonald’s combined.
89: The real Ramon Revilla Jr. is Strike Revilla. Bong borrowed the name from Strike when he joined show business.
90: Bro. Mike Velarde is an atheist. Preaching is just a job.
91: The T in Antonio T. Carpio’s name stands for Takei. He was born to a Filipino father and a Japanese mother. His brother Arnulfo, who was raised by their Japanese grandmother in the US is now a Hollywood actor, George Takei.
92: Ninety-five percent of party-list groups contribute to 30 percent of corruption in the Lower House.
93: Jinggoy Estrada and JV Ejercito have not spoken for nearly 23 years.
94: Ronnie Nathanielsz once advised then President Marcos to declare cricket as the country’s national sport.
95: The recent SWS survey that showed fewer Filipinos experienced hunger was in fact an old study conducted during last year’s Noche Buena.
97: John Osmeña was a basketball locker room in his past life.
98: MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino is set to release a memorandum circular that requires all non-Catholic PUV drivers to convert to Roman Catholicism.
99: Lucy Torres-Gomez has a rare form of albinism.
100: The four single senators – Koko Pimentel, Chiz Escudero, Pia Cayetano and Loren Legarda are all membes of the Church of Scientology.
101: Shortly after his inauguration, President Aquino signed a Presidential Decree declaring yellow as the national color.
102: The latest TV ad of the Deparment of Tourism’s “It’s more fun in the Philippines” campaign will feature Dora the Explorer.
103: Until Korina Sanchez’ marriage to Mar Roxas, she and Ted Failon fondly call each other ‘bes.’
104: Noynoy Aquino’s official barber lost his job five years ago.
105: Mikey Arroyo was a member of Star Circle Batch 1.
“I look at it this way. I’m not an eavesdropper; I have an attention surplus disorder.”
Quotes Quiz. Who said:
“… still upset about ray allen leaving the celtics :( ”
A: Cong. Sonny Angara
B: Sen. Kiko Pangilinan
C: Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abi Valte
D: Atty. Karen Jimeno
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Answer to Quotes Quiz: A