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Archive for September, 2016

Today’s Quote: “A true friend is someone who knows there’s something wrong even when you have the biggest smile on your face.” – Unknown

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

Random Thought: Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we’re kids? If you’re less than 10 years old, you’re so excited about aging that you think in fractions.

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Today’s Quote: “I think I’ve discovered the secret of life — you just hang around until you get used to it.” ― Charles M. Schulz

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: Wouldn’t be something if it turned out that French Fries were good for you…

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Today’s Quote: “If you cannot convince them, confuse them.” Harry Truman

Today’s Word: Metonymy: a figure of speech consisting of the use of the name of one thing for that of another of which it is an attribute or with which it is associated.
“It’s common for headline-writers to refer to the Big Three automakers—Ford, Chrysler, and GM—as ‘Detroit.’

Random Thought: I miss those Saturday mornings when deciding on a cereal to eat and what cartoons to watch were the hardest decisions of the day…

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Today’s Quote: “Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” – Sophia Loren

Today’s Word: Accommodate; Accommodating v. Provide lodging or sufficient space for. “The room will accommodate ten people.” Fit in with the wishes or needs of another: “It’s difficult to accommodate his new management style.”

Random Thought: It occurred to me that I don’t have a problem with caffeine. I have a problem without caffeine…

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Today’s Quote: “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

Today’s Word: Incorrigible adj. Not able to be corrected, improved, or reformed. “His bad habits were incorrigible.”

Random Thought:  Did you ever listen to someone for awhile, and wonder… who ties their shoelaces for them?

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Today’s Quote: “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” – Vince Lombardi

Today’s Word: Fractious adj. (1) Easily irritated; bad-tempered: “they fight and squabble like fractious kids.” (2) (of an organization) Difficult to control; unruly.

Random Thought: Some days I amaze myself… then there are other days when I put my keys in the fridge…

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Today’s Quote: “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw

Today’s Word: Abysmal adj. Extremely bad; appalling. “The results were pretty abysmal;” “Abysmal failure.”

Random Thought: When someone begins a sentence with “first of all” run away because they have prepared research with charts, and data and they will bore you to death…

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