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Archive for April, 2013

Today’s Quote: “What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?” – Robert H. Schuller

Today’s Word: Nebulous adj. 1. Lacking definition or definite content. 2. Lacking definite form or limits; vague. “The test results were nebulous and determined to be unusable.”

 Random Thought: Why do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front?

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Today’s Quote:  “One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over will.” – Harvey Mackay

Today’s Word: Exacerbate transitive verb.  To make more violent, bitter, or severe; to irritate or make worse. “The continued delays were greatly exacerbated by the lack of workers on the project.”

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered if ignorance is bliss, why aren’t more people happy?

 

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Today’s Quote: “A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.” – Victor Hugo

Today’s Word: Temporal adj.  Relating to, or limited by time. Lasting only for a time; not eternal.  Also: fleeting, passing, momentary, temporary, transient, short-lived. “The beneficial effects of the loan were temporal.”

Random Thought:  Why do they call the clock where you punch your time card called a “time” clock? Aren’t all clocks “time” clocks?

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Today’s Quote:  “Rejection doesn’t mean you aren’t good enough; it means the other person failed to notice what you have to offer.” – Mark Amend

Today’s Word: Pragmatic adj.  More concerned with practical results than with theories and principles. “The CEO used a pragmatic approach to making his business a success.”

Random Thought: Why is a person who plays the piano called a pianist, but a person who drives a race car not called a racist?

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Today’s Quote:  “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn 

Today’s Word: Diminutive adj. Extremely small in size; tiny. A very small person or thing. “Although diminutive in stature, they were a formidable opponent;” “A diminutive report.”

Random Thought: How come when you go in the front door of a church, you are at the back of the church?

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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: Is a man full of wonder a wonderful man?

 

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Today’s Quote: “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau

Today’s Word: Altruism n.  Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness.  (also ‘Altruistic’). “Despite his miserly demeanor, his life is driven by Altruism.” “Altruistic motives.”

Random Thought: Why do they call them “Animal Crackers” when there not even crackers…they’re cookies?

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