IROG

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IROGInternational Relations Officer Generalist (US Department of State)
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and game officials from the Industrial Referees Officiating Group (IROG).
He called me irog, Fafah or 'manong Emeritus from La La Land.' The world is less colorful with the recent passing of the multi-talented Bernardo Bernardo, or BB to many folks whom he made laugh.
The poem, 'Sa Aking Mga Kabata,' attributed to the national hero and said to have been composed at age eight is definitely not by the young Rizal, but it still makes the rounds this month together with these lines from Balagtas that make for an unhappy childhood: 'Ang laki sa layaw karaniwa'y hubad/ sa bait at muni't sa hatol ay salat/ masaklap na bunga ng maling paglingap/ habag ng magulang sa irog na anak.'
Even better, the '30s saw the production of outstanding feature films like 'Giliw Ko,' 'Tunay na Ina,' 'Ligaw na Bulaklak,' 'Sa Paanan ng Krus,' 'Ang Kambal,' 'Zamboanga,' 'Nasaan Ka Irog,' 'Bituing Marikit' and 'Madaling Araw.'
She began with 'Tanging DIyos Lamang ang Nakakaalam' and also picked the nostalgic 'Nasaan ka Irog.'
The Maria Clara Suite will featuring songs such as Bituing Marikit and Nasaan Ka Irog, while the Folk Songs Suite features songs such as Rosas Pandan, Sarumbanggi and Aruy Aruy, among others.
As the daughter of voice and piano teacher, opera singer and concert pianist Minda Azarcon, I grew up listening to her sing and perform her favorite kundiman songs such as Nasaan Ka, Irog, Pakiusap, Mutya ng Pasig and Sa Kabukiran, among others, during family gatherings, parties, recitals and concerts.
We can foresee the show's unimaginative scriptwriters ending the series with Eduardo telling Amor and/or Claudia: 'Prangkahan, irog ko, wala na akong anumang pakialam sa sawimpalad na buhay mo,' echoing Rhett Butler's 'Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn' line.
But here is where the 1970s meme comes from: "Ang laki sa layaw karaniway hubad/ sa bait at munit sa hatol ay salat;/ masaklap na bunga ng maling paglingap,/ habag ng magulang sa irog na anak."
Though Del Pilar's caustic poetry such as "Sagot ng Espana sa Hibik nang Filipinas" (Spain's Response to the Philippine Cry) primarily assailed the abuses of the friars and advocated concerted action by the Filipinos, there was a note of restraint and ambiguity--either to endure oppression or work for the country's good--since no aid could be expected from a feeble Spain: Ito na nga lamang ang maisasagot ng salantang ina sa hibik mo, irog sasakyan mo'y gipo, huwag matutulog ang mga anak mo't masigwa sa laot.