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Archive for February, 2013

Today’s Quote: “Look to the future, because that is where you’ll spend the rest of your life.” – George Burns

Today’s Word: Sartorial adj. Of or relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress. “Sartorial taste; “sartorial elegance.”

Random Thought: How can someone be dirt poor, and another be filthy rich?

 

 

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 Today’s Quote:  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Today’s Word: Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”

Random Thought:  Why do people say PIN number when that truly means Personal Identification Number Number?

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 Today’s Quote: “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

Today’s Word: Apocryphal adj. Of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true. “Apocryphal stories dating from Hollywood’s golden age.”

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered where the term ” Free Gift” comes from, haven’t gifts always been Free?

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 Today’s Quote: “Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel 

Today’s Word: Coltish adj. Energetic but awkward in one’s movements or behavior. Playful, not trained or disciplined. “Coltish horseplay to celebrate their graduation.”

Random Thought:  Do you think God gave us two ears, and one mouth because He wanted us to listen twice as much as we speak?

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Today’s Quote: “Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.” – Blaise Pascal

Today’s Word: Glower v. Have an angry or sullen look on one’s face; scowl. “The librarian glowered at her for talking too loud.”

Random Thought: Seriously, wouldn’t it be smart to make the sticky stuff on envelopes taste like chocolate?

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Today’s Quote: “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale

Today’s Word: Misogynous; Misogyny; Misogynistic adj. Of or characterized by a hatred of women. “Police believe it was a misogynous assault.”

Random Thought: Did you ever wonder if can you cry under water?

 

 

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Today’s Quote: “When deeds speak, words are nothing.” – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Today’s Word:Luddite n. A person opposed to increased industrialization or new technology, and is often someone who is incompetent when using new technology. “He was a luddite that preferred his typewriter over a computer.”

Random Thought: Can someone have their head in the clouds and be down-to-earth at the same time?

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