Archive for July, 2014

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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Today’s Quote: “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Repugnant adj. Arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive.

Random Thought: Wouldn’t it be interesting if people treated the Bible like their cell phones…

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Today’s Quote: “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – B.R. Hayden

Today’s Word: Opine v.tr. To state as an opinion. Latin: opinari – to have an opinion.

Random Thought: Ever notice that your career plans were more exciting when you were 5 years old…


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Today’s Quote: “Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” – Erica Jong

Today’s Word: Effusive adj. 1. Unrestrained or excessive in emotional expression; gushy: “An effusive manner.” 2. Profuse; overflowing: “effusive praise.”

Random Thought: Gota love or at least pray for those FB friends who never have time to read a book, but seem to find time to post tons of inane videos of cats playing ping-pong , world’s best car crashes or inviting you to play endless mind numbing games …  okay, I do watch the videos…

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Today’s Quote: “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

Today’s Word:  Epochal adj. 1. Highly significant or important; momentous: “Epochal decisions made by the president.” 2. Without parallel: “Epochal stupidity.”

Random Thought: Don’t you just love it when you hear, “your call is important to us”…. please enjoy the 40 minute flute solo!

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