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nugget of wisdom

A particular or singular thing that someone has written or said which is especially wise, sagacious, or informative. Can also be used sarcastically to imply that what is said is banal, useless, or uninformative. My uncle loves to give advice, and he's never short of little nuggets of wisdom whenever we go to visit him. Thanks for that nugget of wisdom, Jeff. I'm sure sunbathing tips will really come in handy in Iceland!
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Along with coaching readers on international trade, the authors' make clever use of nuggets of wisdom, sprinkling the book with numerous Case Studies, Useful Tips and an ever-present Tool in the Box.
Other nuggets of wisdom to ensure things go smoothly include making sure your passport is in date and getting any necessary vaccines and malaria tablets.
The tips range from time-honored nuggets of wisdom such as using a grocery list (which will prevent one from buying items one has at home, and act as a hedge against impulse purchases) to modern-day tips such as "In this era of streaming television, can't you get by without cable?
Some nuggets of wisdom I have shared with my daughters: The only guarantee in life is that there aren't any.
The speeches touch all facets of human personality and are laced with nuggets of wisdom all over it.
While you likely will find some nuggets of wisdom, you may stumble upon a few cover-letter tips that could lead you astray, cautions professional staffing service Robert Half, Menlo Park, Calif.
As for her oh-my-God-what-am-I-going-to say-in-my-speech, her confidence is lifted as nuggets of wisdom are thrown at her like confetti -- such as the sage advice not to forget to praise the bride.
There are some real nuggets of wisdom for our subscribers,” added Meyer.
There are many nuggets of wisdom along the way; from the difference between ownership of a business versus a job to understanding the distinction between investing in assets versus liabilities, and comprehending the divergences between a good investment, a forced savings plan, and a payroll confiscatory plan (when it comes to an IRA offered by one's job).
But, if we take the time to dig a little deeper, we often will uncover information and nuggets of wisdom we never considered.
Included amongst its many Einsteinium nuggets of wisdom were recommendations that seriously disabled veterans (the definition of "serious" being anyone's guess) receive benefits for life, reservist veterans receive the same benefits and support as their regular force counterparts, spouses and family of veterans be extended the same vocational and psychological support, care givers be provided with financial support, and the military to stop cutting its personnel loose before there is proper support in place with Veterans Affairs.
Live football ITV, 8pm ONE of the nuggets of wisdom passed down from generation to generation of football fans is that England always lose in matches that are shown on ITV, writes James Milton.
He was a great US Open player (winning four) and hopefully some of those little nuggets of wisdom that he passed on to me might help this week.
The Bristol based writer passed on nuggets of wisdom to aspiring writers; some of whom gave her copies of their own short stories to comment on.
During their 280-mile journey, Snow, naturist Mike Dilger, maritime historian Sam Willis, and geologist Dougal Jerram among others take on the area's rapids in antique wooden boats while dispensing nuggets of wisdom about the region's Native American and geological past.