Posts Tagged: mormon church

Nursery Graduation

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The Great Cromar Blog Catch-Up: Post 13 of 16 On the last Sunday in 2012, Zana and Elira’s nursery leaders held a graduation for all the kids. The photos didn’t turn out very well sadly (totally my lack of photography skills), but it was such a cute little graduation. They had caps and each got… Read more »

Digital Life: A PDF of the LDS version of the Scriptures

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For a long time, most of the media that I consume every day has been from an electronic device. The only area where this has not been entirely true is with books, which are not always easily available in an electronic format, and are more difficult to markup on a computer. This is changing now… Read more »

Mormon Culture and Jargon: Mormon Missionaries (Part 2)

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(This is part 2 of a 2 part series. Read part 1 here.) The mission administrative organization has its own complex and highly developed jargon. First of all, each mission, which consists of anywhere from 20 to 200 (or sometimes more) missionaries, is located geographically within an ‘area’, consisting of many missions, which are overseen… Read more »

Mormon Culture and Jargon: Mormon Missionaries (Part 1)

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(This is part 1 of a 2 part series. Read part 2 here.) Variation in language occurs constantly and continuously throughout our society, and for each of us, whether we realize it or not, it is a daily experience. Social groups have dialects, jargon, and slang that oftentimes transcend geographical boundaries and provide cohesion among… Read more »