Ang paala-ala ay mabisang gamot sa taong nakakalimot

English: A reminder is an effective medicine to someone who forgets.

Explanation: Athough this saying does not require an explanation, someone may ask: Why is a reminder considered a medicine?

That is a very valid question. This is where the experience and wisdom of our parents are valuable. Even before science has confirmed that memory deficiency is a medical condition, Filipinos (or perhaps even people of other cultures) of olden times already knew that forgetfulness was a disease that needed to be cured. And the practical cure is reminders.

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