Philippine “Mag-ina”, or “Mae-loog” meme reaches Thailand

The “mother and kid” meme that quickly became a hit on Philippine social media is now going rounds on Thainet. It has already been posted in some major news outlets, Facebook pages of netizens and other social media users.

The “Mag-ina”, or “Mae-loog” meme, which both mean “Mom and kid” in Filipino and Thai, involves cartoon where a mom asks where her child is going – only for the child to return in the next panel, disappointed in their aspirations. Thais have been using the meme over the past week to express similar disappointments in relationships, money, and politics, said Khaosod English.

Here are some of the memes on Thainet.

“Where are you going?”
“To curse Liverpool to fail the UCL.”
“Why are you back?”
“They won 2-0 and are in the group stage.”

“Where are you going?”
“To travel and live my life according to my dreams.”
“Why are you back?”
“I don’t have money.”

“Where are you going?”
“To hell.”
“Why are you back?”
“I forgot to bring the Prime Minister with me.”

Read more at Khaosod English





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