Mickie T.
Subscriber since: October 2011
Location: Phoenix, AZ
About Me
I like words. I like the nuances and inflections and the subtle shift in meanings. I like word choices. Sometimes I wish that Visual Thesaurus also included more multiple word synonyms, more idioms and colloquialisms. Not all writing is formal writing.
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Favorite Word:

serendipity
It's walking to the gas station - having run out of gas down the road - with a gas can and not enough money to even buy a gallon of gas. It's looking down and finding a crumpled ten dollar bill on the side of the road. That's serendipity. A double dip would be if an old friend from the past happens to drive by, escalating the event into a rescue mission and impromptu joyful reunion.
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measurable
Assigning a performance value to quantify a return on investment except the people who toss this around for non-production based job projects and positions often parrot the mandate but do not provide the means of accomplishing the measuring. Apologies for the run-on sentence.
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