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2012-08-07 23:00:31

RV Healthy´s Sylvia Tarnuzzer will be offering an exclusive VIP day for a limited number of clients, on a first come first serve basis. Powder Springs, GA (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 People that are living the RV Lifestyle are successful individuals, so why is it so hard to stay in shape? Struggling to reach and maintain a healthy weight? People that have been RVing for any period of time know that the RV lifestyle has its own challenges and peculiarities. Sylvia Tarnuzzer decided to use...

2012-07-30 11:07:27

Knock, knock! Who's there? Cows go. Cows go who? No, cows go moo! OK, OK. So it's not a side-slapper – especially if the teller has zero sense of comic timing. But most likely the person sharing the joke over the water cooler thinks he or she is pretty funny. No matter how badly the joke is told, it will sometimes elicit a few polite laughs. Why? Because social norms make us averse to providing negative feedback, says Joyce Ehrlinger, a Florida State University assistant...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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