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Archive for March, 2015

Today’s Quote: “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” – Doug Larson

Today’s Word: Loquacious (lo·qua·cious) adj Very talkative; garrulous. “Her loquacious sales pitch lasted the entire afternoon.”

Random Thought: Please, take my advice, because I don’t seem to be using it…

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Today’s Quote: “Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller

Today’s Word: Penurious (pe·nu·ri·ous) adj Extremely poor; poverty-stricken; miserly. “The penurious family were forced from their home.”

Random Thought: Growing up, we didn’t have reality TV, we just had reality, and three TV channels…

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Today’s Quote: “If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”
– Abraham Maslow

Today’s Word:  peloton: the name given to the main large group of cyclists participating in a cycle race on a track or road. Peloton is a French word which basically means platoon, squad, pack, bunch or group.

Random Thought: To Err Is human. To Really Screw Things Up You Need A Computer…

 

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Today’s Quote: “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley

Today’s Word: Rapacious (ra·pa·cious) Adj Aggressively greedy or ravenous; plundering: “A rapacious salesman.”

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

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Today’s Quote: “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.” – Napoleon Hill

Today’s Word: Mendacious (men·da·cious) adj Not telling the truth; lying: “A mendacious politician;” “A mendacious defendant.”

Random Thought: I Used To Be Indecisive, But Now I’m Not So Sure…

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Today’s Quote: “Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

Today’s Word: Perspicacious (per·spi·ca·cious) adj Having strong insight into and understanding of things. “She showed perspicacious judgment.”

Random Thought: That feeling that you have made this mistake before is called…experience.

 

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Today’s Quote: “Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

Today’s Word: Vociferous (vo·cif·er·ous) adj Characterized by vehemence, clamour, or noisiness: “A vociferous crowd.”

Random Thought: Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant…

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Today’s Quote: “Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own
shell.” – Bill Copeland

Today’s Word: Frenetic (fre·net·ic) adj Fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way: “A frenetic ride on the snowboard.”

Random Thought: We can all learn from the weather . . . it pays no attention to criticism.

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Today’s Quote: “To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.” — Kahlil Gibran

Today’s Word: Bifurcate; bifurcation (bi·fur·cate) v Divide into two branches or forks: “The river bifurcates at the base of the mountain.”

Random Thought:  I’ve learned so much from my mistakes…I’m thinking of making a few more.

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Today’s Quote: “Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing” it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.”

—  Bishop Fulton J. Sheen

Today’s Word: Pernicious (per·ni·cious) adj Having a harmful effect, particularly in a gradual or subtle way. “The hostile takeover will have a pernicious effect on the business.”

Random Thought: It is hard to understand how a cemetery raised its burial cost, and blamed it on the cost of living…

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