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Bogus carol

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“Please tell me what this word means, Lolo,” once asked our granddaughter Kristin before she and sister Kathie left for studies in Sweden, and before we went on medical leave. She pointed to a headline in the papers and spelt out the word: “P-l-a-g-i-a-r-i-z-e.”

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Wrong ‘belen’

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We’ve dusted off the 18-year-old belen—a gift from our maid Tering from Cebu. She stayed back in Rome when the United Nations reassigned us to Bangkok.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Hot-button issue

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Much of today’s headlines and broadcasts are dominated by Vice President Jejomar Binay’s ducking of the Senate investigation into his asserted unexplained wealth. That is a valid issue.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Heat stroke?

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Are there times just ahead when working on a farm or even playing house in the sun can be lethal?

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Overlooked Christmas star

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The Christmas star lantern or parol at our home is always a latecomer by local standards. Since September, the first of the “ber” months, parols have decked the malls and street corners. And mini-stars have been swaying from jeepney rearview mirrors.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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