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Archive for October, 2012

Today’s Quote: “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” – Robert Byrne  

Today’s Word: Lugubrious adj. Looking or sounding sad and dismal; mournful. “The lugubrious country song reminded her of an ex-boyfriend.”

Random Thought: A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

 

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Today’s Quote: ‘Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.’ – Oscar Wilde

Today’s Word: Pontificate v. To speak or behave in a pompous or dogmatic manner. “He Pontificates at great length in political matters.”

Random Thought: Strange! No one ever says “It’s only a game,” when their team is winning.

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Today‘s Quote: “A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm. – Charles Schwab      

Today’s Word: Corpulent adj. Physically bulky; fat. “The once corpulent woman is now trim and fit.”

Random Thought: Why do scientists call it research when looking for something new?

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Today’s Quote: “A true friend is someone who knows there’s something wrong even when you have the biggest smile on your face.”

– Unknown 

Today’s Word: Dubious adj. Hesitating or doubting. Not to be relied upon; suspect. “He seemed dubious about the idea.”

Random Thought: Why is it that if someone tells you that there are 1 billion stars in the universe you will believe them, but if they tell you a wall has wet paint you will have to touch it to be sure.

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Today’s Quote: “Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say.” – Unknown

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

Random Thought:Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?

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Today”s Quote: “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” -Seneca

Today’s Word: Ambivalent; Ambivalence adj. Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone. “She has ambivalent feelings about the relationship.”

Random Thought:What happens when none of your bees wax?

 

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Today’s Quote: “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” ― Linda Grayson

Today’s Word: Reciprocal; Reciprocate adj. Done or performed in return: “Reciprocal respect.”

Random Thought: If the #2 pencil is the most popular, why is it still #2?

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Today’s Quote: “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein   

Today’s Word: Frugal; Frugality adj. Economical with regard to money or food. Simple and plain that costs very little: “A frugal meal.”

Random Thought: How is it possible to have a civil war?

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Today’s Quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead

Today’s Word: Docile adj. Submissive. Ready to accept control or instruction. “The dog was very docile around children.”

Random Thought: Old age is when you still have something on the ball but you are just too tired to bounce it.

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Today’s Quote: “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ― Leo Tolstoy

Today’s Word: Gravitas n. Dignity, seriousness, or solemnity in manner. “He has the necessary gravitas to lead the company.”

Random Thought: Employment application blanks always ask who is to be notified in case of an emergency. Wouldn’t a good response be to write . . . A Good Doctor!

 

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