Diane’s Distractions

Diane Gauvin

Word of the Week:  lucubrate (LOO-kyoo-breyt), verb; 1. To work, write, or study laboriously, especially at night. 2. To write learnedly.


Did they seriously just say that? “I do not like this word ‘bomb.’  It is not a bomb.  It is a device that is exploding.” – Jacques le Blanc, French ambassador, on nuclear weapons


Weekly Thought: “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen.  Keep in the sunlight.” – Benjamin Franklin


Overheard by a Bird (UNH Edition): “New life goal: have sex with kings.” – Overheard in Bartels