Archive for November, 2013

Today’s Quote:  “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word: Intrinsic adj. Belonging naturally; essential. “Intrinsic stock value.”

Random Thought: So is “irony” the opposite of “wrinkly”?





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Today’s Quote:  “The unfed mind devours itself.” – Gore Vidal

Today’s Word: Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Random Thought: I like spontaneity as long as it is carefully planned…


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Today’s Quote:  “Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.” – Og Mandino

Today’s Word: Formidable adj. Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively powerful, large, or capable. “A formidable opponent.”

Random Thought: How many times have you wanted to say, “lack of planning on your part, doesn’t constitute an emergency on my part”…




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Today’s Quote:  “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Word: Obfuscate v. Render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible. Bewilder (someone). “The eclipse will obfuscate the sun’s light.”

Random Thought: I sometimes look at a person and wonder, what part of their outfit made them look in the mirror and say, “yes that’s how I choose to represent myself today”?

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Today’s Quote: “Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Trepidation n. A feeling of fear or agitation about something that may or may not actually happen. “He entered the cave with considerable trepidation.”

Random Thought: Is there a  name for that moment when you’re not sure if you actually have “free time” or if you’re just forgetting everything?

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Today’s Quote: “If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.” – François Mauriac

Today’s Word: Egress n. The action of going out of or leaving a place. “The company’s egress procedures.”

Random Thought: I’m pretty sure that roughly 1/3 of my life has been spent standing in the middle of the room wondering what I came in here for…

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Today’s Quote:  “Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject.” – Thomas Mann

Today’s Word: Abrogate v. Repeal or do away with a law, right, or agreement. “To abrogate a law.”

Random Thought: I often wonder why it is acceptable for some people to be idiots, but not acceptable for me to point it out…


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