Sunday, November 21, 2010

Quotes and words

"If you stay in Beverly Hills too long you become a Mercedes."

- Robert Redford

"I do not see any other way of realizing our hopes about World Organization in five or six days. Even the Almighty took seven."

- Winston Churchill

"In youth we learn; in age we understand."

- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

And the word of the day is: 

bamboozle: to deceive or get the better of someone by trickery, flattery, or the like; to perplex, mystify.

"In his opening remarks he addressed the rumors that he was going to try to bamboozle them with a lot of technicalities and theatrics."

I love the word bamboozle...I got excited when I saw it was the word :)

I hope you all had a good Sunday!!


Dazee Dreamer said...

love that word. I'm always bamboozeled (sp) that you are so smart with your quotes.

Matt and Manda said...

Excellent word, my brother uses it frequently and I always find it hilarious. said...

Bamboozle is a great word and so underutilized. Thanks for given it the recognition its due.
Have a good night. xo

jayayceeblog said...

Me too; bamboozle is a great word. And I ask you, Bob, what is wrong with being a Mercedes???

Baby Sister said...

@ Amanda - I quite agree. :)

@ Robyn - I just try to help out the little words that no one appreciates. :)

Jami said...

I like "bamboozle" as well, though I rarely use it. Perhaps today is the day!

Anonymous said...

I really like quote 3 and the word- it had me smiling. :) :) Have a beautiful Monday!