Filipino or Pilipino? Philippines' WIKApedia clears grammar confusion

Ahhh. Finally! The difference between Filipino and Pilipino is clearly explained in the Philippines' WIKApedia for Buwan ng Wika 2014.

According to a Twitter post about grammar from the government website The Official Gazette (gov.ph), a citizen of the Philippines is called "Pilipino," the Philippine national language and the school subject should be called "Filipino," and the country must be called "Pilipinas."

WIKApedia: Filipino or Pilipino?

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