Laguna de Bay: You Don’t Pronounce “Bay” as in Manila Bay

Laguna de Bay: You Don’t Pronounce “Bay” as in Manila Bay

I used to think that it was correct to refer to Laguna de Bay sa Laguna Lake. Not. “Laguna” is the Spanish word for lagoon, pond and lake. So, “Laguna Lake” is, literally, Lake Lake which doesn’t make any sense at all. But the misnomer is not borne out of some superficial mistake. It is … Read more