The missionary’s “white bible” is more a guide than a rulebook

I still have my Latter-day Saint missionary manual, the small (4.5 inches by 3.5 inches) white plastic-covered one that I carried for two sweaty, rainy years in South America beginning in 1973. When I opened it this morning, a dried insect and tiny bits of vegetation fell out. Obviously, it’s been a while. The manual […]

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Bongga, kilig, pandesal enter the Oxford dictionary

MANILA, Philippines – The third and latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) sees the addition of a number of words originating in the Philippines such as bongga, despedida, gimmick, halo-halo, kikay kit, kilig, Filipino worker abroad or OFW, pandesal and trapo, also expanding the meaning of some existing English words. An event celebrating […]


Dyslexia Guide Bill Heading to State Senate | Politics

MADISON (WKOW) – Lawmakers are taking another step toward creating a guide for parents and school districts to help students with dyslexia. A bill was passed on Tuesday by the State Assembly, which demand that the Department of Public Education (DPI) create a manual on how to detect and help students with dyslexia and other […]