v.— «One has to admire the way Panfilo Lacson has evolved as a public figure. The development of his vocabulary adequately reflects this. Ping is quoted as saying it would be “ridiculous for me to execute my own witness.” The three syllable word execute shows a marked improvement over that two syllable Pinoy colloquialism, “salvage.” Four syllable words assassinate, exterminate and annihilate cannot be that far behind.» —“Use Arnold in a Sentence” Manila Standard (Philippines) Sept. 9, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)