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Archive for August, 2016

Today’s Quote: “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” – Olin Miller

Today’s word: Masticate v. To chew (as in food). To reduce to pulp by crushing, grinding or kneading. “The patient was unwilling to masticate or swallow his food.”

Random Thought: A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows when to say it…

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Today’s Quote: “You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible.” — Henry Ford

Today’s Word: Determinate adj. Having exact and discernible limits or form.

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered why vanilla ice cream is white when vanilla extract is brown?

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Today’s Quote: “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

Today’s Word: Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”
Random Thought: I finally get my head together, now my body is falling apart…

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Today’s Quote: “Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.”
– Victor Hugo

Today’s Word: Vicarious adj. 1. Experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person: “A vicarious thrill.” 2. Acting or done for another: “A vicarious atonement.”

Random Thought: I’ve heard life referred to as a dance.  If that is true, I was wondering when do I get to lead…

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Today’s Quote:“Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.” ― Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown’s Little Book of Wisdom

Today’s Word: Surreal adj. Having the disorienting quality of a dream; unreal; fantastic. “There was something surreal about the diving accident.”

Random Thought:  So why does every back to school ad feature kids break dancing and dancing in the hallways…I guess showing kids working in the classroom is just too boring.

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Today’s Quote: “Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” – John F. Kennedy

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

Random Thought: I’ve come to the conclusion that calories are those tiny creatures that live in my closet and sew my clothes tighter…

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Today’s Quote: “Every great film should seem new every time you see it.”
– Roger Ebert

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

Random Thought: Sunglasses allow you to stare at people without getting caught; it’s like Facebook in real life…

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