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Archive for April, 2016

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 Quote: I’ve discovered that bills travel through the mail at twice the speed of checks…

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Today’s Quote: “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Ambiguous adj.  Open to more than one interpretation: “An ambiguous response.” Doubtful or uncertain. “The survey results were ambiguous.”

Random Thought: I think I found the secret to eternal youth…lie about my age…

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Today’s Quote:  “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal a commitment to excellence that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” -Mario Andretti

Today’s Word: Indigenous adj. Originating and living or occurring naturally in an area or environment. “The cactus is indigenous to Arizona.”

Random Thought: I assume full responsibility for my actions… except those that are someone else’s fault.

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Today’s Quote: “Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.” – Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Bloviate i.v. To speak or write at length in a pompous or boastful manner.

Random Thought: Have you ever imagined a long conversation without hypothetical situations?

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Today’s Quote: “A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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: Seriously, how old would you act, if you didn’t know how old you really were?

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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: Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time…

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Today’s Quote: “Nobody believes the official spokesman… but everybody trusts an unidentified source.” – Ron Nesen

Today’s Word: Rhetorical adj. Of or relating to rhetoric. Characterized by language that is elaborate, pretentious, insincere, or intellectually vacuous.

Random Thought: There’s no such thing as too many books.  However, there is such a thing as not enough room…

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