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Did you know…


Did you know…

… that today is the Birthday of Taylor Swift (1989)? This Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage; she has gone on to become one of the top acts in popular music. Trivia fans: Her grandmother was a professional opera singer, and Swift soon followed in her musical footsteps. Happy birthday, Taylor!

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.”

— Taylor Swift

Random Phrases of the day


  1. No-BrainerMeaning: Anything that requires minimal brain activity to accomplish.
  2. Down To EarthMeaning: Practical or humble; unpretentious.
  3. Easy As PieMeaning: Something that is easy.
  4. High And DryMeaning: To be left behind; abandoned. Being in a helpless situation without a way to recover.
  5. Mountain Out of a MolehillMeaning: One who escalates small things and turns them into big problems.

Wisdom Quotes


Judge your day by the seeds you plant for tomorrow, not by the harvest you received from the seeds of yesterday.

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. (Robert Louis Stevenson)

Even the best of memories are only moments long.
We do not remember days, we remember moments. (Cesare Pavese)

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY
Ossified
OS-ih-fied
Part of speech: verb
Origin: Latin, early 18th century
1

Transformed into bone

2

Became rigid in habit or belief

Examples of Ossified in a sentence

“Bone is just cartilage that ossified over time.”

“As she aged, she ossified and rejected any attempts to change her habits.”