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Archive for July, 2014

Today’s Quote: “You can  do anything, but not everything.” – David Allen

Today’s Word: Cornucopia n. A large amount of something; a great supply, an abundance: “A cornucopia of employment opportunities.”

Random Thought: Seriously, don’t you just want to say sometimes: “You said long story short about 10 seconds ago, let’s wrap it up!”

 

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Today’s Quote: “A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.” – Robert Frost

Today’s Word: Solicitous adj. 1. Marked by or given to anxious care and often hovering attentiveness. 2. Extremely careful; meticulous: “solicitous in matters of behavior.” 3. Anxious or concerned: “a solicitous parent.”

Random Thought: Why do we feel safer under blankets?  If a murderer comes in the room they won’t say, “ahh-dam! he’s under a blanket”…

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Today’s Quote: ” The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Attenuate v. 1. To reduce in force, value, amount, or degree; weaken: “The layoffs attentuated the company’s sales forecast.”

Random Thought: Remember before Facebook when no one cared what you had for breakfast…well they still don’t.

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Today’s Quote:” Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.” – Oscar Wilde

Today’s Word: Caveat n. 1. A warning or proviso: something said as a warning, caution, or qualification. “The agreement contains the usual caveats.”

Random Thought:   Monday.  Another fine day ruined by responsibility…

 

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Today’s Quote: “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne

Today’s Word: Intuitive adj. Known automatically: known directly and instinctively, without being discovered or consciously perceived. “He intuitively knew that one day she would become a movie star.”

Random Thought:  Someone once said, ” you can’t fix stupid” … someone needs to tell Washington this…

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Today’s Quote: “A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Today’s Word: Truncate tr.v. 1. To shorten or cut off. 2. To shorten (a number) by dropping one or more digits after the decimal point.

Random Thought: Seriously, how old would you act, if you didn’t know how old you really were?

 

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Today’s Quote: “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

Today’s Word: Cathartic adj. Producing a feeling of being purified emotionally, spiritually, or psychologically as a result of an intense emotional experience or therapeutic technique. “The strength of the movie had a cathartic effect on her.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that everything is funnier when you’re not allowed to laugh…

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

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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: It seems like I learn something new every day…and  forget five other things forever…

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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: Most people have stopped watching soap operas because now there is Facebook with a new episode every five minutes…

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