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Archive for April, 2015

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: We can all learn something from the weather, because it doesn’t seem to pay any attention to our criticism…

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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: Today is Earth Day. Please help save the planet, it’s the only one with chocolate…

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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: I hate it when I plan my day and no one follows it…

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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: There can’t be a crisis this week, my schedule is already full…

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

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: I don’t let my age get me down, because at my age it’s too hard to get back up…

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Today’s Quote: “If you want your dreams to come true, don’t over sleep. ” – Yiddish Proverb

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

Random Thought: I’ve often heard that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad…

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Today’s Quote:  “I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.” – J. D. Salinger

Today’ Quote: Laborious adj.  Hard-working; industrious. Marked by or requiring long, hard work. “It was a laborious project, but they still kept it under budget.”

 

Random Thought: There’s nothing more rewarding in today’s world than plugging into a USB port the right way on the first try…

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