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The weird vocabulary of the cockfighting world

The weird vocabulary of the cockfighting world

Gamefowls
I was introduced to cockfighting as early as 5 years old when my father was still working as a gaffer during his early to late 40s. I know all local terms related to cockfighting but not the Tagalog or English translation until after I graduated college. My first language is Hiligaynon and I was born and raised in Bacolod, the home of the finest gamefowls in the Philippines and also the home of authentic inasal. Cockfighting was never my personal career even though my big clan treats cockfighting like a religion. I’ve been living here in Batangas for 21 years and I never entered or watched any cockfight here in Luzon. I was busy working 8-5 daily for more than 15 years. Sabong never crossed my mind until 2014. I opened a car repair shop here in Lipa City and I had to hire one ...