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Archive for February, 2016

Today’s Quote: “When deeds speak, words are nothing.” – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Today’s Word: Luddite n. A person opposed to increased industrialization or new technology, and is often someone who is incompetent when using new technology. “He was a luddite that preferred his typewriter over a computer.”

Random Thought: I don’t know about you, but it’s the first five days after the weekend that I find to be the hardest…

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Today’s Quote: “You can do anything, but not everything.” – David Allen

Today’s Word: Cornucopia n. A large amount of something; a great supply, an abundance: “A cornucopia of employment opportunities.”

Random Thought: Seriously, don’t you just want to say sometimes: “You said long story short about 10 seconds ago, let’s wrap it up!”

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Today’s Quote: “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” – Seneca

Today’s Word: Demure adj. 1. Modest and reserved in manner or behavior. “Despite her demure appearance, she is an accomplished mountain climber.” Random Thought:

Random Thought: Grape Nuts cereal… No grapes – no nuts. Huh?

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Today’s Quote: “About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.” – Gloria Pitzer

Today’s Word: Temporal adj. Relating to, or limited by time. Lasting only for a time; not eternal. Also: fleeting, passing, momentary, temporary, transient, short-lived. “The beneficial effects of the loan were temporal.”

Random Thought: You might be spending too much time online, if most of your conversations start out,” I saw this thing on Facebook”…

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Today’s Quote: “It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” – Amelia Barr

Today’s Word:  Boorish adj. Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior. “His boorish behavior was unacceptable to the directors.”

Random Thought:  It never fails, the one item I want is never the one on sale…

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

Today’s Word: Disingenuous adj. Not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating. “It was disingenuous of her to claim she had no financial interest in the company.”

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered why toasters always have a setting that burns the toast to a horrible crisp which no decent human being would eat?

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Today’s Quote: “Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” – Anne Frank

Today’s Word: Bolshie; Bolshiness adj. emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or left-wing. Deliberately combative or uncooperative: “The driver maintained a bolshie attitude before his arrest.”

Random Thought: Why do we put suits in a garment bag and garments in a suitcase?

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