‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda ups Filipino slang game on Twitter

/ 03:11 PM November 29, 2017
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rachelle Ann Go

Image: Instagram/@gorachelleann

Lin-Manuel Miranda is no stranger to Filipino beki (gay) speak, having called theater icon Lea Salonga “mamshie” and “bes” in a previous Twitter exchange.

READ: Lea Salonga, Lin-Manuel Miranda tweet using Filipino slangs

In a picture with theater actress Rachelle Ann Go who stars in the West End version of “Hamilton,” Miranda tagged his bes Salonga and said, “Hey mamsh @MsLeaSalonga your besh says hi dood pare.”


A well-meaning netizen tried to inform him of the new developments in slang, such as “lodi” (idol), to which the award-winning American playwright and actor replied, “Cool it kulit.”

He also admitted he was a bit rusty when Salonga told him, “Dude, we might need to update your colloquialisms. Chos.”

He replied, “#OldManMiranda.”


Perhaps the two Pinays on the “Hamilton” cast, Go and Christine Allado, can bring him up to speed. They play the Schuyler sisters on the historically based rap and hip-hop musical.

The London cast just finished their first technical rehearsal, Go shared on social media.

Love. A shot after our first run with costumes. 🙏🏽❤️ #HamFam #hamiltonLdn 📷 @ghaney22

A post shared by Rachelle Ann Go (@gorachelleann) on

Miranda was there to witness it and shared how emotional he felt.

“London, gird your heart, This company is not playing around,” he shared. /ra


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