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"There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them." via Funny Quote of the Day https://ift.tt/2p8Kg4m
"It is better to rust out than wear out." via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/2qKQ4RU
A Word to Know: Legerdemain LEH-jər-də-main Part of speech: nounOrigin: French, 15th century1: Sleight of hand, or the use of one’s hands when performing magic tricks2: A tricky display of skill or cleverness
Close But No Cigar : Coming close to a successful outcome only to fall short at the end.
TRUTHWhat did you do to get suspended from school?DAREEat part of a crayon.
Would you rather lose all your photos or lose all your mementos?
Never have I ever spilled a drink all over myself.
Animal Crossing What happens when two different animals cross paths?
The Cesky Terrier is the rarest breed of dog in the world. Around 350 of them exist in total worldwide.
If you could only buy ten items at the grocery store to last the next week, what would you buy?
"The trouble with super heroes is what to do between phone booths." via Funny Quote of the Day https://ift.tt/2OqvVKJ
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If— BY RUDYARD KIPLING If— BY RUDYARD KIPLING If—BY RUDYARD KIPLINGIf you can keep your head when all about youAre losing theirs and blaming it on you,If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,But make allowance for their doubting too;If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,Or being lied about, don’t … Continue reading If- by Rudyard Kipling
WORD OF THE DAY Terraqueouster-AY-kwee-əsPart of speech: adjectiveOrigin: Latin, mid 17th century 1Consisting or formed of land and water. Examples of Terraqueous in a sentence "The terraqueous landscaping gave the garden an otherworldly atmosphere. " "She had to step very carefully while navigating the terraqueous path."