>tagalog is the most spoken language in the country
>has a standardized form of it (filipino) and is the national language
>literally teaches it along with ENGLISH in its schools
>citizens from this country working abroad speak both tagalog and english
>somehow has over 100+ languages and dialects because ?????
>most of my filipino relatives know 3 languages (english, tagalog and bisaya/cebuano) because of this
the philippines is a fricking nightmare of linguistics, not even 2 fricking occupations by global superpowers could save it