Rodrigo Duterte: what’s in a name, anyway?

Peace, noble, large male organ? Jury’s out on Duterte’s plan to rename Philippines as Maharlika

  • Duterte seems bent on realising the dream of dictator Ferdinand Marcos and renaming the Philippines as ‘Maharlika’.
  • But people can’t decide whether the word means ‘peace’, ‘noble’, or ‘large male organ’
Topic |   The Philippines

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Rodrigo Duterte: what’s in a name, anyway?
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