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Today’s Quote: “If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.” – Charles Kettering

Today’s Word: Transitory adj. 1. Not lasting, enduring, permanent, or eternal. 2.Lasting only a short time; brief; short-lived; temporary. “It was a transitory stage in the actor’s career.”

Random Thought:  Why is it that when we “skate on thin ice”, we can “get in hot water”?

Today’s Quote: “To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.” — Mike Gafka

Today’s Word: Rhetorical adj. Of or relating to rhetoric. Characterized by language that is elaborate, pretentious, insincere, or intellectually vacuous.

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered why carrots are more orange than an orange?

Today’s Quote: “Hope is always available to us. When we feel defeated, we need only take a deep breath and say, “Yes,” and hope will reappear.” — Monroe Forester

Today’s Word: Bloviate i.v. To speak or write at length in a pompous or boastful manner.

Random Thought: Now that I’m older, I find myself using more four letter words, like “what” and “when”…

Today’s Quote: “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” – Simone de Beauvoir

Today’s Word: Egalitarian adj. Affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people.

Random Thought: Ever notice that you sleep better in a lounge chair with the TV on than in bed…

Today’s Quote: “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word:  Colloquialism n. 1. An informal word or phrase that is more common in conversation than in formal speech or writing. Colloquialisms can include words such as “gonna” and phrases such as “ain’t nothin’” and “dead as a doornail.”

Random Thought: Funny, I was gonna say, ain’t nothin like being dead as a doornail…

Today’s Quote: “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.”
– Vernon Law

Today’s Word: Temerity n. Excessive confidence or boldness; audacity: “No one had the temerity to question her decision.”

Random Thought: So, if a picture is worth a thousand words…what is a picture of a thousand words worth?

 

Today’s Quote: “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.”
– Richard Branson

Today’s Word: Ignominious  adj. Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame; humiliating: “An ignominious defeat.”

Random Thought: So,do the English people eat English muffins…or are they just called muffins?

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