Archive for July, 2013

Today’s Quote:  “I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer.”– Aryeh Frimer

Today’s Word: Circuitous adj. Being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course: “He took a circuitous route to avoid traffic.”

Random Thought: A word to the wise isn’t necessary, it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.




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Today’s Quote: “Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.”– Benjamin Franklin      

Today’s Word:  Redact(ed) tr.v. Edit something: to edit, revise, or delete content in preparation for publication. “The documents were redacted so personal information wasn’t released to the public.”

Random Thought: Of course I talk to myself, sometimes I need expert advice!


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Today’s Quote: “The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows.” – Aristotle Onassis

Today’s Word: Eclectic adj. 1. Composed of elements drawn from various sources 2. Not following any one system, but selecting and using what are considered the best elements of all systems. “An eclectic taste in decorating; an eclectic approach to management.”

Random Thought: I’m old enough to remember the world before the Kardashians.


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Today’s Quote: “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson          

 Today’s Word: Repugnant adj. Arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive.

Random Thought: ambiguity, what happens in vagueness stays in vagueness.



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Today’s Quote: “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – B.R. Hayden   

Today’s Word:  Opine v.tr. To state as an opinion. Latin: opinari – to have an opinion.

Random Thought: I hate that part of the morning when I have to get out of bed and participate in real life.



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Today’s Quote: “Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” – Erica Jong  

Today’s Word: Effusive adj. 1. Unrestrained or excessive in emotional expression; gushy: “An effusive manner.” 2. Profuse; overflowing: “effusive praise.”

Random Thought: I’ve learned so much from mistakes…I’m thinking of making a few more.


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Today’s Quote: “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

Today’s Word: Epochal adj. 1. Highly significant or important; momentous: “Epochal decisions made by the president.” 2. Without parallel: “Epochal stupidity.”

Random Thought: It occurred to me that to write with a broken pencil tip would be pointless.


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