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Archive for October, 2013

Today’s Quote: “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” – Robert Byrne

Today’s Word: Lugubrious adj. Looking or sounding sad and dismal; mournful. “The lugubrious country song reminded her of an ex-boyfriend.”

Random Thought: “No thank you. One Girl Scout Thin Mint cookie is enough for now,” said no one ever.

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Today’s Quote: “I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso

Today’s Word: Pontificate v. To speak or behave in a pompous or dogmatic manner. “He pontificates at great length in political matters.”

Random Thought: “I really look good in my driver’s license picture”, said no one ever.

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Today’s Quote: “A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.” – Charles Schwab

Today’s Word: Corpulent adj. Physically bulky; fat. “The once corpulent woman is now trim and fit.”

Random Thought: “Your socks look great with sandals,” said no one ever

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Today’s Quote:”A true friend is someone who knows there’s something wrong even when you have the biggest smile on your face.” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Dubious adj. Hesitating or doubting. Not to be relied upon; suspect. “He seemed dubious about the idea.”

Random Thought: “Wow, that Lean Cuisine really filled me up”, said no one ever…

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Today’s Quote: “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Slavish adj. Showing no originality; blindly imitative: “A slavish copy of the original work.”

Random Thought:  Seriously, why does a slight tax increase cost you $200 and a substantial tax cut save you 30 cents?

 

 

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Today’s Quote:  “Your body tells you what it needs, and if you sleep past your alarm on a Saturday morning, it’s probably because you need the sleep.” – Sophia Bush

Today’s Word: Ambivalent; Ambivalence adj. Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone. “She has ambivalent feelings about the relationship.”

Random Thought: I have come to the conclusion that worrying is like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain…

 

 

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Today’s Quote: “You know, life fractures us all into little pieces. It harms us, but it’s how we glue those fractures back together that makes us stronger.” — Carrie Jones

Today’s Word: Reciprocal; Reciprocate adj. Done or performed in return: “Reciprocal respect.”

Random Thought: I always thought Hunger Games were those triangular pegboards on the tables at Cracker Barrel.

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Today’s Quote: “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Frugal; Frugality adj. Economical with regard to money or food. Simple and plain that costs very little: “A frugal meal.”

Random Thought: I don’t think I could ever stab anybody…I can barely get a straw into a Capri Sun.

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Today’s Quote:  “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan

Today’s Word: Docile adj. Submissive. Ready to accept control or instruction. “The dog was very docile around children.”

Random Thought: Here’s a scary thought, most of my friends are older than the Internet…

 

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Today’s Quote:  “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison

Today’s Word: Gravitas n. Dignity, seriousness, or solemnity in manner. “He has the necessary gravitas to lead the company.”

Random Thought: Seriously, why are there toilet-paper commercials, who’s not buying it?

 

 

 

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