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Archive for August, 2016

Today’s Quote: “A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.”
– Elbert Hubbard

Today’s Word: Clandestine adj. 1. Kept or done in secret, often in order to conceal an illicit or improper purpose. “The CIA maintains clandestine operations in many countries.”

Random Thought: Experience has taught me that the best way to double my money is to fold it in half and put it back in my pocket…

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Today’s Quote: “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Today’s Word: Colloquial (ism) adj. (of language) Used in ordinary conversation; not formal or literary. “His lecture was quite engaging due to his colloquial speech.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that “Time” has a wonderful way of showing us what’s important…

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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. “There was something surreal about the diving accident.”

Random Thought: So what’s up with these people who check their phones for the time, and then check a second time because they weren’t paying attention?

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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: Now that I am older, I wish more people would listen to my advice,.. not that I am always right, but because I have more experience at being wrong.

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Today’s Quote: “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”
– Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Dexterous adj. Skillful in the use of the hands. Having mental skill or adroitness; clever. Done with dexterity. “A dexterous wood craftsman.”

Random Thought:  When will they make a decaffeinated coffee table?

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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: “One should not regret the past. One should not worry about the future. Wise men act by the present time.”  – Sanskrit Quote

Today’s Word: Rapacious (ra·pa·cious) Adj Aggressively greedy or ravenous; plundering: “A rapacious salesman.”

Random Thought: Seriously,  common sense has become so rare, that it’s kind of like a superpower …

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