Archive for December, 2017

Today’s Quote: “It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Boorish adj. Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior. “His boorish behavior was unacceptable to the directors.”

Random Thought: A little-known diet tip for the new year: If you eat it in the car before you get it home, it never existed…

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Today’s Quote: “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.”– Lewis Carroll

Today’s Word: Recondite adj. (of a subject or knowledge) Little known, obscure, abstruse. “Recondite information.”

Random Thought: Some people have two sets of clothes, skinny clothes and fat clothes; I have three sets; normal size, gained some weight, and fat clothes…

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Today’s Quote: “Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

Today’s Word: Malodorous adj. Smelling very unpleasant; an offensive odor. “A malodorous side of town.”

Random Thought: If quitters never win, and winners never quit, what fool came up with, “Quit while you’re ahead?

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Today’s Quote: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Today’s Word: Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”

Random Thought: Why do people say PIN number when it means Personal Identification Number, Number?

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Today’s Quote: “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.” – Napoleon Hill

Today’s Word: Mendacious (men·da·cious) adj Not telling the truth; lying: “A mendacious politician;” “A mendacious defendant.”

Random Thought: We often forget that there are millions of people in the world that live their lives each day with dignity, integrity, and hard work without acknowledgment and fanfare … we need to learn from them and thank them.

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Today’s Quote :”If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”– Jim Rohn

Today’s Word: Accouterments n. Additional items of dress or equipment, carried or worn by a person or used for a particular activity. The General dressed for battle in shining accouterments.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that the easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement.

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My Quote, Word and Random Thought are all combined today:

“Charlie Brown: Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?!

Linus: Sure Charlie Brown, I can tell you what Christmas is all about. Lights please. “And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And lo the angel of the Lord came down upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not; for, behold, I bring you tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you: Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace and goodwill towards men.” That’s what Christmas is all about Charlie Brown.”

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Today’s Quote: “Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.”
– Stan Smith

Today’s Word: Precarious adj. 1. Dangerously lacking in security or stability: “The precarious life of an undercover cop.” 2. Subject to chance or unknown conditions. 3. Based on uncertain, unwarranted, or unproved premises. “A precarious solution to a difficult problem.”

Random Thought: I drink coffee all day so I can do stupid stuff faster…

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Today ’s Quote: “The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.” – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Today’s Word: irascible adj. Characterized by or arising from anger. (of a person) Easily made angry. “He was always irascible and quick to get into a fight.”

Random Thought: When people say, “Can I ask you a question?” …are they really giving you a choice?

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Today’s Quote: “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” ~ Lao Tzu

Today’s Word: Altruism n. Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness. (also ‘Altruistic’). “Despite his miserly demeanor, his life is driven by Altruism.

Random Thought: I don’t know about you, but my Christmas week is more joyful knowing that Kohl’s stores are staying open around the clock from 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 21 until December 24 at 6 p.m. ….

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