Fil-Am Comedian Shares Why Filipinos Do Not Panic Buying Toilet Papers
Filipino-American stand-up comedian Jo Koy shares a reason why does Filipino people do not panic buying toilet papers amid shortage in other countries.
Amid the COVID-19 scare in the country, some sanitary essentials such as alcohol in different supermarkets in Metro Manila were out-of-stock. Because of some shoppers who wanted to ensure that they’re going to have a sufficient supply of daily needs.
Medical items such as alcohol and sanitary essentials could be used to prevent being infected by coronavirus. But a Filipino-American stand-up comedian Jo Koy noticed that toilet papers are still in stocks amid panic buying.
Amid panic buying in relation to toilet paper in various countries including America because of the COVID-19 threat, Jo Koy said there are people who are not afraid to run out of toilet paper – the Pinoys.
It is because of Tabo or water bucket. He explained in a short video he posted on his Instagram why. “Filipinos have always had a solution to a toilet paper. Must Watch,” captioned Jo Koy in the video.
“A shortage of toilet paper … Across the country shelves are empty, no Toilet paper,” as it can hear his voice at the beginning of the video as he shows the shelves of a store with almost no toilet paper.
He explained to his non-Filipino followers how to use a ‘tabo’. He even provided a fun fact about the tabo. He says a tabo is worth 10,000 rolls of toilet paper.
Watch his video:
His fans and other netizens found it hilarious yet interesting to know. Netizens who have watched it express their various reactions towards the fun fact he shared.
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