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Pharmacology 101

Some time ago, I used to work for a company that come up with names for drugs. Yes, some of them were pretty funny, but actually, there is some science to it. ****WARNING*** this post contains some suggestive language, so if you get offended easily, please do not read (which means I know you are still going to read it!). Anyway, this is pretty funny, and I hope it gives you a chuckle!

PHARMACOLOGY 101

The trade name is Tylenol® and its generic or common name is Acetaminophen. Aleve® is also called Naproxen.

Amoxil® is also called Amoxicillin and Advil® is also called Ibuprofen.

The FDA has been looking for a generic name for Viagra®. After careful consideration by a team of government experts, it recently announced that it has settled on the generic name of Mycoxafloppin.

Also considered were Mycoxafailin, Mydixadrupin, Mydixarizin, Dixafix, and of course, Ibepokin.

Pfizer Corp. announced today that Viagra® will soon be available in liquid form, and will be marketed by Pepsi® Col…

Goals v. Actions

I recently posted a quotation on my wordecho blog about committing to action as opposed to committing to a goal. The quotation is:

“Committing to a goal does not always bring action, yet committing to an action will invariably bring you to your goal.” --Jeffrey Fry

I actually got some feedback on this in the form of a question:

“But what if it turns out to be an action that doesn't produce the results you ultimately want. If you commit to a goal, then you will alter your actions to be consistent with fulfilling that goal.”
This is actually an excellent question, but one that does not understand the difference between setting a goal and actually achieving it.
Let me explain. You have a goal, but you commit to an action..case in point.. Losing weight: Many, many people commit to a goal, say losing 10lbs..and when they do not start to lose weight, then feel like they are failing. Now if you commit to the action(s) of eating right, going to the gym 3 times a week to work out for a…