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Archive for September, 2012

Today’s Quote: “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde

Today’s Word: Salacious adj. Treating sexual matters in an indecent way. Lustful; lecherous: “his salacious grin.”

Random Thought: How do you KNOW it’s new and improved dog food?

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Today’s Quote: “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

Today’s  Word: Indolent; Indolence n. Having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful, lazy: “an indolent person.”

Random Thought: Why is it when two planes almost hit each other it is called a “near miss”? Shouldn’t it be called a “near hit”?

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Today’s Quote: “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” – C. S. Lewis

Today’s Word: Caprice n. A sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior.

Random Thought: Why is it called rush hour when everything moves so slow?

 

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Today’s Quote: “Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.” – Dorothy Sarnoff    

Today’s Word: Existential adj. (1) Of or relating to existence. (2) Concerned with existence, esp. human existence as viewed in the theories of existentialism. “An existential threat.”

Random Thought: Why does flammable and inflammable mean the same thing?

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

Today’s Word: Facetious adj. Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant.

Random Thought: How can someone “draw a blank”?

How can someone “draw a blank”?

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Today’s Quote: ‘You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West

Today’s Word:  Tactile adj. (1) Of or connected with the sense of touch. (2) Perceptible by touch or apparently so; tangible: “A tactile keyboard.”

Random Thought: Why is it called a TV “set” when you only get one?

 

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Today’s Quote: “People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.” – Oliver Goldsmith

Today’s Word: Propitious adj. (1) Indicating a good chance of success; favorable. (2) Favorably disposed toward someone.

Random Thought: If pro is the opposite of con, is progress the opposite of congress?

 

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