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Archive for August, 2013

Today’s Quote:  “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” – Simone de Beauvoir

Today’s Word:  Egalitarian adj. Affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people.

Random Thought: I use to think of myself as “people person” but then I realized that people ruined that for me.

 

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Today’s Quote: “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Colloquialism n. 1. An informal word or phrase that is more common in conversation than in formal speech or writing. Colloquialisms can include words such as “gonna” and phrases such as “ain’t nothin’” and “dead as a doornail.”

Random Thought: It occurred to me that Facebook is like the fridge, you know there’s nothing new in it, but you check it every ten minutes.

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Today’s Quote:   “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.”– Vernon Law

Today’s Word: Temerity n. Excessive confidence or boldness; audacity: “No one had the temerity to question her decision.”

Random Thought: From a procrastination standpoint, yesterday was a wildly successful day!

 

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Today’s Quote: “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson

Today’s Word: Ignominious adj. Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame; humiliating: “An ignominious defeat.”

Random Thought: It occurred to me, if sarcasm  burned calories, I’d be one skinny dude!

 

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Today’s Quote:  “You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.”– Charles F. Kettering

Today’s Word: Homogeneous adj. 1. Uniform in structure or composition. 2. Of the same or similar nature or kind: “The corporation maintains tight-knit,homogeneous board members.”

Random Thought: Seriously, when did ignorance become a point of view?

 

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Today’s Quote: “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.” – Henry W. Longfellow

Today’s Word: Cavernous adj. Resembling a cavern, as in depth, vastness, or effect: a cavernous hole; cavernous echoes

Random Thought: Whenever I feel spontaneous my bank account quietly reminds me to calm down.

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Today’s Quote:  “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.” – Dorothy Parker

Today’s Word:  Diatribe n. 1. A bitter, sharply abusive denunciation, attack, or criticism: “Repeated diatribes against the candidates.”

Random Thought: I’ve come to the realization that the biggest lie I tel myself is, “I don’t need to write that down.”

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