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Archive for August, 2015

Today’s Quote: “Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Egalitarian adj. Affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people.

Random Thought: Ever notice, success always occurs in private, and failure in full view…

 

 

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Today’s Quote: “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.”– Vernon Law

Today’s Word: Colloquialism n. 1. An informal word or phrase that is more common in conversation than in formal speech or writing. Colloquialisms can include words such as “gonna” and phrases such as “ain’t nothin’” and “dead as a doornail.”

Random Thought: So, how many of us would say we love our electronic devices because all our friends live in them…

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 Today’s Quote:  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Today’s Word: Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”

 

Random Thought: Naps are for old people, therefore, I will be taking a horizontal pause later today…

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Today’s Quote: “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson

Today’s Word: Ignominious adj. Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame; humiliating: “An ignominious defeat.”

Random Thought: Some days it feels like the wheels in my head are turning, but the hamster is dead…

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Today’s Quote: “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” — Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Word: Pensive adj. Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful. Expressive of melancholy thoughtfulness. “She was feeling pensive after seeing an old boyfriend.”

Random Thought: I don’t think anyone has ever gone their grave saying, “I wish I had eaten more rice cakes.”

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Today ’s Quote: “Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It’s good to be silly at the right moment.” — Horace

Today’s Word: Incendiary adj. Designed to cause fires. “An incendiary device.”

Random Thought: It’s frustrating when you know all the answers, but nobody bothers to ask you the questions…

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Today’s Quote: “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.” – Henry W. Longfellow

Today’s Word: Cavernous adj. Resembling a cavern, as in depth, vastness, or effect: a cavernous hole; cavernous echoes

Random Thought: Whenever I feel spontaneous my bank account quietly reminds me to calm down…

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