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Archive for May, 2015

Today’s Quote:  “Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”– Oliver Goldsmith

Today’s Word: Anecdotal adj. Based on casual observations or indications rather than rigorous or scientific analysis: “There is anecdotal evidence that the stock will soon double in price.”

Random Thought: I’m so old that I remember when being “nice” was an admirable character trait…

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Today’s Quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

Today’s Word: Innocuous adj. 1. Having no adverse effect; harmless. 2. Not likely to offend or provoke to strong emotion; insipid. “The innocuous looking e-mail actually contained a virus.”

Random Thought: Seriously, how do mattress or any sales correlate with the purpose and intent of  Memorial Day?

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Today’s Quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

Today’s Word: Innocuous adj. 1. Having no adverse effect; harmless. 2. Not likely to offend or provoke to strong emotion; insipid. “The innocuous looking e-mail actually contained a virus.”

Random Thought: How my day is going directly correlates with how many times I have to reheat the same cup of coffee…

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Today’s Quote: “Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got.” – Art Buchwald

Today’s Word: Mercurial adj. 1. Quick and changeable in temperament; volatile: “His mercurial temperament made him difficult to work for.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that you sleep better in a lounge chair with the TV on than in bed…

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Today’s Quote: “Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Assertive adj. 1.Inclined to bold or confident assertion; aggressively self-assured. “She is an assertive businesswoman.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that the more you trust your own decisions the less you need others to trust them…

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Today’s Quote: “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle

Today’s Word: Plethora n. A superabundance; an excessive amount or number: “Upon returning from the trip, she had a plethora of calls to make.”

Random Thought: There are some people who sound very educated on stuff they make up…

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Today’s Quote: “The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Today’s Word: Ephemeral adj. 1. Lasting for a markedly brief time: “The ephemeral nature of fashion trends.” 2. Living or lasting only for a day, as with certain plants or insects.

Random Thought: I set my alarm ahead to prevent being late…but all it really does is sharpen by subtraction skills.

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