Archive for April, 2014

Today’s Quote: “The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.” – Epictetus

Today’s Word: Copious  adj.  Large in quantity; abundant. Abounding in matter, thoughts, or words; wordy.  “He took copious notes during the business meeting.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I just want to tell people, just cancel my subscription to your issues…


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Today’s Quote: “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Ambiguous adj.  Open to more than one interpretation: “An ambiguous response.” Doubtful or uncertain. “The survey results were ambiguous.”

Random Thought: I find that my people skills are just fine, it’s my tolerance for idiots that needs work…

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Today’s Quote: “As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.” – Charles Morgan

Today’s Word: Austere adj. 1. Markedly simple without adornment or ornamentation. “An austere office;” “An austere writing style.” 2. Strict or stern in appearance or manner. “He was an austere movie critic.”

Random Thought: When I get a headache, I take two aspirin and keep away from children… just like it says on the bottle.

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Today’s Quote: “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Euphemism n. A mild, inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is often considered harsh or offensive. “To pass away” is a euphemism for “to die.”

Random Thought: “I just had a lovely, fun, relaxing trip to Walmart, let’s do it again soon”…Said no one ever!

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Today’s Quote:  ” Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.” – Anne Frank

Today’s Word: Ostensible adj.  Stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so. Being such in appearance, plausible rather than demonstrably true or real. “The ostensible purpose of the trip was for business.”

Random Thought: Have you ever considered that the road less traveled, is less traveled for a reason?

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Today’s Quote: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word:   Disingenuous adj. Not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating.  “It was disingenuous of her to claim she had no financial interest in the company.”

Random Thought: If you think education is expensive, try Ignorance…

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Today’s Quote: ” If you do what you need, you’re surviving. If you do what you want, you’re living. ” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Duplicitous adj.  Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech. “They warned him not to trust the duplicitous telemarketer.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I just want to say, I didn’t say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you…

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