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

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: I don’t let my age get me down, because at my age it’s too hard to get back up…

Today’s Quote: “If you want your dreams to come true, don’t over sleep. ” – Yiddish Proverb

Today’s Word: Penurious (pe·nu·ri·ous) adj Extremely poor; poverty-stricken; miserly. “The penurious family were forced from their home.”

Random Thought: I’ve often heard that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad…

Today’s Quote:  “I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.” – J. D. Salinger

Today’ Quote: Laborious adj.  Hard-working; industrious. Marked by or requiring long, hard work. “It was a laborious project, but they still kept it under budget.”

 

Random Thought: There’s nothing more rewarding in today’s world than plugging into a USB port the right way on the first try…

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

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

Random Thought: Some days I just let my mind wonder… now that I’m older, I sometimes fear that it won’t come back…

Today’s Quote:”It is the familiar that usually eludes us in life. What is before our noses is what we see last.” – William Barrett

Today’s Word: Perfidious adj. Deceitful and untrustworthy. “A perfidious relationship.”

Random Thought: ‘Be yourself’, is probably the worst advice you can give to some people…

Today’s Quote: “The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word:  Attenuate v. 1. To reduce in force, value, amount, or degree; weaken: “The layoffs attentuated the company’s sales forecast.”

Random Thought:  You had me at the proper use of “you’re”.

Today’s Quote: “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Slavish adj. Showing no originality; blindly imitative: “A slavish copy of the original work.”

Random Thought: Seriously, why does a slight tax increase cost you $200 and a substantial tax cut save you 30 cents?

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