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Archive for August, 2018

Today’s Quote: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Random Thought: I remember when phones were dumb and people were smart… good times…

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Today’s Quote: ”Don’t go around 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: It occurred to me that Facebook is like the fridge, you know there’s nothing new in it, but you check it every ten minutes…

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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: From a procrastination standpoint, yesterday was a wildly successful day…

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Today’s Quote: “The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a “but”.” – Henry Ward Beecher

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

Random Thought: Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in front of you…

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Today’s Quote: “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”– William Feather

Today’s Word: Didactic adj. (1) Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive. (2) In the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to treat someone in a patronizing way. “The didactic speech influenced the weaker members of the audience.”

Random Thought: I’ve noticed that a cup of coffee always seems to be a good idea…

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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: Cavernous adj. Resembling a cavern, as in-depth, vastness, or effect: a cavernous hole; cavernous echoes.

Random Thought: My days seem to start backward, I wake up tired and go to bed wide awake…

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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: These days, my train of thought often leaves the station without me…

 

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