Today’s Quote: “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Euphemism n. A mild, inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is often considered harsh or offensive. “To pass away” is a euphemism for “to die.”

Random Thought: “I just had a lovely, fun, relaxing trip to Walmart, let’s do it again soon”…Said no one ever!

Today’s Quote:  ” Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.” – Anne Frank

Today’s Word: Ostensible adj.  Stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so. Being such in appearance, plausible rather than demonstrably true or real. “The ostensible purpose of the trip was for business.”

Random Thought: Have you ever considered that the road less traveled, is less traveled for a reason?

Today’s Quote: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word:   Disingenuous adj. Not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating.  “It was disingenuous of her to claim she had no financial interest in the company.”

Random Thought: If you think education is expensive, try Ignorance…

Today’s Quote: ” If you do what you need, you’re surviving. If you do what you want, you’re living. ” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Duplicitous adj.  Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech. “They warned him not to trust the duplicitous telemarketer.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I just want to say, I didn’t say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you…

Today’s Quote:  “Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” - Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.

Today’s Word: Derisive  (de·ri·sive) adj. Expressing contempt or ridicule; mocking or scornful. “A derisive laugh.”

Random Thought: You can’t have everything… where would you put it?” 

Today’s Quote: “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” – Kinky Friedman

Today’s Word: Prodigious (pro·di·gious) adj. Remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree. “Her prodigious sales performance resulted in a promotion.”

Random Thought: How come when you go in the front door of a church, you are at the back of the church?

Today’s Quote: “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”– Ronald Reagan

Today’s Word: Recalcitrant  (re·cal·ci·trant) adj. Stubborn, often defiant of authority; difficult to manage or control. “After months of recalcitrant behavior, the employee was terminated.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I just want to say, if I agreed with you, we’d both be wrong…


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