Friday, January 30, 2009


Quote of the Week

Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.

King Whitney Jr.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009


Dictionary Corner #35

Concomitant – formal adjective

Occurring or naturally connected with something else: the Gulf crisis and the concomitant rise in oil prices.

Noun – a phenomenon that occurs or is naturally connected with something else.

- DERIVATIVES concomitantly adverb
- ORIGIN Latin concomitari ‘accompany’

Friday, January 23, 2009


Quote of the Week

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

Errol Flynn
US (Australian-Tasmanian-born) movie actor (1909 - 1959)

Friday, January 16, 2009


Quote of the Week

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967), (attributed)

Friday, January 09, 2009


Quote of the Week

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
US (Hungarian-born) biochemist (1893 - 1986)

Friday, January 02, 2009


Quote of the Week

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Oscar Wilde
Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet (1854 - 1900)

Thursday, January 01, 2009


Happy New Year 2009

May 2009 be a happy and healthy year – roll on the New Year’s resolutions!