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Archive for November, 2012

Today’s Quote: “A good man is not a perfect man; a good man is an honest man, faithful, and unhesitatingly responsive to the voice of God in his life.” – John Fischer

Today’s Word: Ingratiate tr.v. Bring oneself into favor or good graces of another, especially by deliberate effort. “She soon ingratiated herself with her new boss.”

Random Thought: Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor, and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons?

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Today’s Quote: ‘Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.’ – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Titular adj. Relating to or constituting a title. “The titular head of the business.”

Random Thought: Daylight savings time – why are they saving it and where do they keep it?

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Today’s Quote: “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” – André Gide

Today’s Word: Histrionic adj. Overly theatrical or dramatic. n. Exaggerated dramatic behavior designed to attract attention. “His histrionic reaction disrupted the meeting.”

Random Thought: Are part-time bandleaders semi-conductors?

 

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Today’s Quote: “I always knew looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew looking back on the laughs would make me cry.” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Sagacious adj. Shrewd; showing keen mental discernment and good judgment. “A sagacious remark.”

Random Thought: If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?

 

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Today’s Quote: “If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Apoplectic adj. Overcome with anger; extremely indignant. “He showed apoplectic rage.”

Random Thought: If horrific means to make horrible, does terrific mean to make terrible?

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Today’s Quote: “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss

Today’s Word: Serendipity; Serendipitous n. The faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident. “A fortunate stroke of serendipity.”

Random Thought: The light went out, but where to ?

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Today’s Quote: “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” – Charles Chaplin    

Today’s Word: Overt adj. Done or shown openly; plainly or readily apparent, not secret or hidden. “Overt hostility.”

Random Thought: Isn’t it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do “practice”?

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