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Random phrases of the day

  1. There’s No I in TeamMeaning: To not work alone, but rather, together with others in order to achieve a certain goal.
  2. Swinging For the FencesMeaning: Giving something your all.
  3. Head Over HeelsMeaning: Falling deeply in love with another person.
  4. Eat My HatMeaning: Having confidence in a specific outcome; being almost sure about something.
  5. Man of Few WordsMeaning: A person who does not speak a great deal; someone who talks with as few words as possible.
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Random Acts of Kindness©

  1. Ask a teenager for their opinion… and then really listen to them
  2. Let someone go in line in front of you
  3. Bake for your neighbour
  4. Offer someone a piece of gum
  5. Slip paper hearts that say “Its random acts of kindness day! Have a great day! Pass it on!” under the windshield wipers of parked cars
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WORD OF THE DAY

WORD OF THE DAY
Gambol
GAM-bəl
Part of speech: verb
Origin: Italian, early 16th century
1

Run or jump about playfully.

2

(British English) Do a forward roll.

Examples of Gambol in a sentence

“I love watching the squirrels gambol and play when I take my lunch in the park.”

“The gymnastics routine included a gambol and two cartwheels.”

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WORD OF THE DAY

WORD OF THE DAY
Frangible
FRAN-jə-bəl
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, 15th century
1

Fragile; brittle.

2

Easily breakable.

Examples of Frangible in a sentence

“The tiny puppy felt frangible, but he was growing quickly.”

“Kids weren’t allowed into the antique store, because it was full of frangible valuables.”