A more that my mom has taught me when I was little was a small gesture of respect that they do in the Philippines, what you would do is grab the right hand of an elder and bring it to your forehead and that was like a blessing that younger people did to their elders. It is highly frowned upon if you do not do this and sometimes you might even get a slap from the elders or parents. A folkway that I learned in Philippine culture is the respect for any one you know older than you, you don’t just call them by there name, an example would be for my sister I would not just call her Stephanie I would say Ate Steph, Ate means aunty, same would go for my brothers but a different word and this shows respect. It does not matter if you do this just most people do and prefer it this way.

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