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Archive for September, 2015

Today’s Quote: “Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.” – Barry LePatner

Today’s Word: Divergence n. (1) A difference or conflict in opinions, interests, wishes, etc. (2) The process or state of diverging.

Random Thought: It’s “Before” not B4 we speak English not Bingo…

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Today’s Quote: “A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.” – Charles Schwab

Today’s Word: Corpulent adj. Physically bulky; fat. “The once corpulent woman is now trim and fit.”

Random Thought: I wish the ‘Dollar Store’ sold gas…

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Today’s Quote: “I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary opportunities and experiences. Today is one of those experiences.” – Sonia Sotomayor

Today’s Word: Mitigate v. (1) Make less severe, serious, or painful: “he wanted to mitigate the damages in court.” (2) Lessen the gravity of (an offense or mistake).

Random Thought: Shouldn’t there be a shorter word for “monosyllabic”?

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Today’s Quote:”The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.” – Dr. Joyce Brothers

Today’s Word: Portent n. A sign or warning that something significant is likely to happen. “an occurrence of crucial portent.”

Random Thought: I hate it when a person says, “He’s a nice person once you get to know him”.  In other words, “he’s an idiot but you’ll get use to it.”

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Today’s Quote: “If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my ax.” – Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Word: Prolific adj. Productive: Producing abundant works or results. “A prolific artist.” “A prolific writer.”

Random Thought:  What happens if the error page has an error? Is there an error page to tell us the error page is down?

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Today’s Quote: “Old age is a special problem for me because I’ve never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself – a lad of about 19.” – E. B. White

Today’s Word: Caprice n. A sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior.

Random Thought: A love it when someone’s laugh is funnier than their joke…

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Today’s Quote: “Our patience will achieve more than our force.” – Edmund Burke

Today’s Word: Surreal adj. Having the disorienting quality of a dream; unreal; fantastic. “He had a surreal image about his girlfriend.”

Random Thought: Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; but teach that person to use the Facebook and they won’t bother you for weeks.

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