Archive for October, 2018

Today ’s Quote: “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” – Robert Byrne

Today’s Word: Lugubrious adj. Looking or sounding sad and dismal; mournful. “The lugubrious country song reminded her of an ex-boyfriend.”

Random Thought: If modern Halloween is just a creation of the candy companies, those guys need to make up more holidays…

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Today’s Quote: “Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.”— Leo Buscaglia

Today’s Word: Pontificate v. To speak or behave in a pompous or dogmatic manner. “He pontificates at great length in political matters.”

Random Thought: I can remember when the only way you could take a “selfie” was to sit in a booth and get 5 pictures for 25 cents…

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Today ’s Quote: “A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.”
– Charles Schwab

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

Random Thought: Ever notice that artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity…

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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: Dubious adj. Hesitating or doubting. Not to be relied upon; suspect. “He seemed dubious about the idea.”

Random Thought: Why is it that if someone tells you that there are 1 billion stars in the universe you will believe them, but if they tell you a wall has wet paint you will have to touch it to be sure…

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Today’s Quote: ” Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Slavish adj. Showing no originality; blindly imitative: “A slavish copy of the original work.”

Random Thought: I always wondered what was meant by ‘pre-board’? Do you get on before you get on…

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Today’s Quote: “Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Excoriate v. Censure or criticize severely; Severely berate: “He was excoriated for his mistakes.”

Random Thought:  Now that I am retired, I can sit around, talk a lot, and just do nothing… just like the Kardashians; unfortunately, I’m neither rich nor famous.

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Today’s Quote: “My reading list grows exponentially. Every time I read a book, it’ll mention three other books I feel I have to read. It’s like a particularly relentless series of pop-up ads.” ― A.J. Jacobs

Today’s Word: Reciprocal; Reciprocate adj. Done or performed in return: “Reciprocal respect.”

Random Thought: The quietest sound on earth is your hair turning gray…

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