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Archive for August, 2017

Today’s Quote: “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”
– Simone de Beauv

Today’s Word: Egalitarian adj. Affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people.

Random Thought: Our political environment is just one clown away from being a full-blown circus…

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Today’s Quote: “Don’t go saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”
– Mark Twain

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: There is no diet that will do what eating healthy does.  Skip the diet, just eat healthy…

 

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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:  Temerity n. Excessive confidence or boldness; audacity: “No one had the temerity to question her decision.”

Random Thought: Does anyone know why they put directions on shampoo?  (Do they think people might drink it to get their hair clean?)

 

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Today’s Quote: “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.” – Henry W. Longfellow

Today’s Word:  Ignominious adj. Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame; humiliating: “An ignominious defeat.”

Random Thought: Common sense is like deodorant, those that need it the most don’t use it…

 

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Today’s Quote: “Let each man exercise the art he knows.” -Aristophanes

Today’s Word: Protagonist n. The main figure or one of the most prominent figures in a real situation. The leading character or a major character in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text. “The unnamed protagonist was the hit of the film.”

Random Thought: Why is it we have the weight of the world on our shoulders but have to get it off our chests?

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Today’s Quote: “You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.”
– Charles F. Kettering

Today’s Word: Homogeneous adj. 1. Uniform in structure or composition. 2. Of the same or similar nature or kind: “The corporation maintains tight-knit, homogeneous board members.”

Random Thought: Texting seems to be a wonderful way to grammatically miscommunicate, and misinterpret what other people mean…

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Today’s Quote: “Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.” – Dalai Lama

Today’s Word: Perspicacious (per·spi·ca·cious) adj Having strong insight into and understanding of things. “She showed perspicacious judgment.

Random Thought: I have discovered that old age seems to sneak up, but once it’s fully present, the effects are hardly subtle…

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