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Panache (flamboyant confidence of style or manner) is another good word.


I had a great uncle George, who was a "rich" millionaire. We often visited him in Ca. He might say, "Where should we eat tonight?" Ten or eleven year old me might pipe up, "Let's go to General Lee's ." We didn't have those kinds of places in Bellevue, Ne back then. My uncle's response...


"Who died and made you boss?"

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A favorite word has always been veleity. It means a wish to do something, but very little actual intention or desire to do it.
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"Blessed is the man who can laugh at himself, for he shall never cease to be amused."

"Melifluous" is a good word.
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"Melifluous" is a good word.
Especially when spoken by James Earl Jones.
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I've known two people who would, in certain situations, say, "Well, fuck me running".

No idea exactly what it means or where it came from, but the two people I've heard say it did not know each other.
I say this! I picked it up in the midwest, where I went to high school, but then when I moved back to the east coast, nobody else was saying it.

Some of my favorite sayings:

"The wisest man is the one least set in his views."

"Taking joy in living is a woman's best cosmetic." - Rosalind Russell

Since I've been doing strength training for many years, I love to whip out the Mark Rippetoe quote: "Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general."

At a rescue squad training one time, one person mentioned needing help, and another person quipped, "Well, you know what they say: a friend in need is no friend of mine!" Loved that.

Finally, my personal tagline is "I do what I want." I think I initially started using it during athletic training. I sometimes train with people who are taller than me or have different goals than I do, so when they would make suggestions that didn't really jive with what I was trying to accomplish, I'd say "I do what I want." But soon enough I got carried away with it, to the point that someone will be like "Have a nice day!" and I'll say "I do what I want!" or "Be careful out there!" "I do what I want!"
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