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Archive for July, 2015

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: Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday…

 

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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: Why is the third hand on the watch called a second hand?

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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: I use to indecisive, but now I’m not sure…

 

 

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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: Doing nothing is difficult, I never know when I am done…

 

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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: I’ve discovered that the trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it…

 

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Today’s Quote: “The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.’ – H. L. Mencken

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: As long as everything is exactly the way I want it, I’m totally flexible…

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