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Archive for June, 2013

Today’s Quote:  “If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.” – Timothy Leary 

Today’s WordParadigm n. A typical example or pattern of something; a model. “The economic paradigm has been flawed.”

Random Thought: A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail. A best friend is the one sitting next to you saying “boy was that fun.”

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Today’s Quote: “You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.” – Michael Johnson

Today’s Word: Deciduous adj. Not permanent or lasting; ephemeral. “The fire created a deciduous outlook for the company.”

Random Thought: They say laughter is the best medicine – so who came up with the phrase, “I died laughing”?

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Today’s Quote:  “Confidence is contagious; so is lack of confidence.” – Vince Lombardi

Today’s Word: Pedantic adj. 1. Characterized by a narrow, often ostentatious concern for book learning and formal rules. “A pedantic attention to details.”

Random Thought: Has anyone ever really seen a Jolly Rancher?

 

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Today’s Quote:  “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

Today’s Word: Vexatious adj. 1. Full of annoyance or distress; harassed. 2. Causing or creating vexation; annoying. “Her ex-husband put her in a vexatious situation.”

Random Thought: Do the Alphabet song and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star have the same tune?
Why did you just try singing the two songs above?

 

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Today’s Quote:  “If you want a happy ending… that depends on where you stop your story.” – Orson Welles

Today’s Word: Assiduous adj. 1. Constant in application or attention; diligent: “An assiduous worker who strove for perfection.” 2. Unceasing; persistent: “Assiduous cancer research.”

Random Thought: The next time someone says, “Now I’ve seen everything”, ask them if they’ve ever seen a UPS truck parked in a parking space.

 

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Today’s Quote:  “Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.”– Stan Smith

Today’s WordPrecarious adj. 1. Dangerously lacking in security or stability: “The precarious life of an undercover cop.” 2. Subject to chance or unknown conditions. 3. Based on uncertain, unwarranted, or unproved premises. “A precarious solution to a difficult problem.”

Random Thought: Allstate Insurance has a disclaimer that reads: ‘not available in all states’. What?

 

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Today’s Quote: “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay

Today’s Word: Guile n. Treacherous cunning; skillful deceit. Particular skill and cleverness in tricking or deceiving people. “Considerable guile was involved in the transaction.”

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered how one knows when when their bagpipes need tuning?

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