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Archive for May, 2013

Today’s Quote: “There is no victory at bargain basement prices.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

Today’s Word: Feckless adj. 1. Careless and irresponsible. “The kids were feckless during spring break.” 2. Lacking purpose or vitality; feeble or ineffective – unlikely to be successful. “It was a feckless attempt to make the company a success.”

Random Thought: I have a hard time deciphering the fine line between boredom and hunger.

 

 

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Today’s Quote:  “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller 

Today’s Word: Innocuous adj. 1. Having no adverse effect; harmless. 2. Not likely to offend or provoke to strong emotion; insipid. “The innocuous looking e-mail actually contained a virus.”

Random Thought: Ambiguity: What happens in vagueness stays in vagueness.

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Today’s Quote: “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” – Napoleon Hill

 Today’s Word: Autonomous adj. 1. Independent in mind or judgment; self-directed. 2. Not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent: “The business divisions operate autonomously.”

Random Thought: I was standing in the park wondering why frisbees got bigger as they get closer. Then it hit me.

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Today’s Quote:  “Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got.” – Art Buchwald

Today’s Word: Mercurial adj.  1. Quick and changeable in temperament; volatile: “His mercurial temperament made him difficult to work for.”

Random Thought:  Did you ever wonder what was the best thing before sliced bread?

 

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Today’s Quote: ” The man with a new idea is a crank… until the idea succeeds.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word:  Petulant; Petulance adj. 1. Contemptuous in speech or behavior. 2. Unreasonably irritable or ill-tempered; rude. “She was fired over her petulant attitude to our customers.”

Random Thought:  What happens if the error page has an error? Is there an error page to tell us the error page is down?

 

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Today’s Quote: “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle  

Today’s Word: Plethora n. A superabundance; an excessive amount or number: “Upon returning from the trip, she had a plethora of calls to make.”

Random Thought: Why do overlook and oversee mean opposite things?

 

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Today’s Quote: “The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Today’s Word: Ephemeral adj. 1. Lasting for a markedly brief time: “The ephemeral nature of fashion trends.” 2. Living or lasting only for a day, as with certain plants or insects.

Random Thought: Why is it, when a door is open it’s ajar, but when a jar is open, it’s not adoor?

 

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