Today’s Quote: “The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.”
― Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Obfuscate v. Render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible. Bewilder (someone). “The eclipse will obfuscate the sun’s light.”

Random Thought: Shouldn’t there be a shorter word for “monosyllabic”?

Today’s Quote: “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.” – Jane Smiley

Today’s Word: Gourmand n. A person who enjoys eating and often eats too much; gluttonous. A connoisseur of good food. “The traveling gourmand seldom passed up a restaurant.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that people are never too busy to stop to tell you how busy they are?

Today’s Quote: “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” ~ Confucius

Today’s Word: Virulent adj. Extremely severe or harmful in its effects. Bitterly hostile or antagonistic; hateful. “Virulent criticism.”

Random Thought: One of the most difficult things in life is to say little and do a lot…

Today’s Quote: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
– Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Random Thought: I remember when phones were dumb and people were smart…  good times…

Today’s Quote: “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C. S. Lewis

Today’s Word: Anomalous (a·nom·a·lous) adj. Deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected. “The marketing department could not explain the anomalous sales performance.”

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered why toe nail clippers bigger than finger nail clippers when your toe nails are smaller than your finger nails?

Today’s Quote: “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Timorous adj. Showing or suffering from nervousness, fear, or a lack of confidence: “A timorous demeanor.”

Random Thought: So gas where I live is selling for around $1.89, so going into the holiday season pundits have one less topic to beat to death…I stand corrected, they’ll be predicting when prices will be going up…

Today’s Quote: “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” ~ Lao Tzu

Today’s Word: Profligate Adj. Recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources. A profligate lifestyle resulted in his bankruptcy.”

Random Thought:  I’m not old, I’m a young man who happens to have a lot of old clothes…


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