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Four Words That Must Never Describe You

Last edition, we considered words that mean something other than what people think. ‘Irregardless’ was our favourite non-existent word so before we give a new list, note again that ‘irregardless’ is not a word. Microsoft Word just flagged it; that’s enough proof.

The words in this list are adjectives; this means that they are used to describe nouns- such as you and me. However, these words must never describe you or your children. You will see why.

1.    Narcissistic: This word originated with ‘Narcissus’ in Greek mythology who fell in love with his own image. It takes ‘selfish’ to a whole new level. It is defined as “excessive love or admiration for oneself.”

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Beware of the Office Party

Parties are fun, right? At least most of them are. The holiday season is drawing near again and I can hear someone thinking ‘meeehn I’m gonna rock this year’s Christmas party!’ After being serious and professional for most of the year, letting your hair down and “rocking” the party should be fine, right? Yeah, right!
You must remember that regardless of the venue of the party, it is an extension of the workplace. These are your co-workers and that is still your BOSS! One day of fun most certainly does not outweigh 364 days of professionalism. That one day can taint you forever! So here are a few tips on how to behave:

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