Word of the Week effervescence – full of life and excitement Quote of the Week Mediocrity requires aloofness to preserve its dignity. – Charles G. Dawes Life Principle of the Week Courtesy – Considerate and mannerly behavior

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Word of the Week digress – to get away from the main subject Quote of the Week Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go. – Margaret Walker Life Principle of the Week Courage – Strength to act even when afraid or uncertain – Learn More!

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Word of the Week desecrate – to treat something usually sacred with disrespect Quote of the Week Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person. – Mark Twain Life Principle of the Week Cooperation – Working together – Learn More!

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Word of the Week chasten – to discipline for the purpose of making better Quote of the Week Etiquette is behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential. – Will Cuppy Life Principle of the Week Compassion – Ability to share another’s feeling or ideas – Learn More!

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Word of the Week cajole – to deceive by flattery; coax Quote of the Week Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use. – Emily Post Life Principle of the Week Common Sense – Thinking before acting; using…

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Word of the Week benevolent – friendly; generous; helpful Quote of the Week You can’t be truly rude until you understand good manners. – Rita Mae Brown Life Principle of the Week Commitment – The keeping of a promise or pledge – Learn More!

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Word of the Week defy – resist or disobey; challenge or dare Quote of the Week At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely. – Somerset Maugham Life Principle of the Week Charity – Kindness or help for the needy or suffering – Learn…

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Word of the Week cantankerous – bad tempered and uncooperative Quote of the Week There can be no defense like elaborate courtesy. – E.V. Lucas Life Principle of the Week Character – What you are/do when no one is watching – Learn More!

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Word of the Week cacophony – an unpleasant mixture of sounds; harsh noise; discord Quote of the Week Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Life Principle of the Week Attitude – A feeling or emotion to a fact. – Learn More!

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Word of the Weekdestitute – lacking the basic needs of life such as food, shelter, or clothing; extremely poorQuote of the WeekA man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery. – James Joyce, UlyssesLife Principle of the WeekCharity – Kindness or help for the needy or suffering – Learn More!

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