able-minded


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able-minded

adj
1. not mentally handicapped
2. intelligent
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But I will tell you that I've been very fortunate that I'm able-bodied, I'm able-minded.
Sian explains the thinking behind the business: "I had worked as a tutor for a number of years and felt that there was a niche in the market for bringing together able-minded, efficient and enthusiastic tutors with children who were struggling at school and needed a little extra help.
Examples include crop subsidies given to farmers, subsidies of every description given to rent-seeking corporations (such as General Electric), school lunches given to obese children, handouts beyond imagination given to able-bodied and able-minded slackers, rich pensions given to avaricious public employees, and free medical care given to liars who say they can't afford medical care as they drive expensive cars, gorge on unhealthy food, and mortgage their futures to buy every new gizmo and gadget.
In the country's mad, blind rush to get every able-minded young person into a university over the last 24 years since Tony Blair's 'Education, Education, Education' speech, horticulture, in all its diverse and fascinating guises, has been pushed close to the bottom of the education pile, along with many other vocational and technical professions.
So before you make that all too common remark "they look able-bodied; they should just get a job," consider that these people may not be able-minded.
I guess your idea of decency goes much beyond normal because almost every able-minded person in the world would have the ability to say whether they have dressed inappropriately or not.
As is her husband--most able-minded Australian men don't want a dependent appendage and are prepared to stand up and say so.
Though in her 90s, Aunt Millie was quite able-bodied and very able-minded.
Taking Eric's place as our editor is his able-minded assistant, Tom Maher.
For it was said that the idiot was more susceptible to "temptation" and more prone to "sin" than his or her able-minded counte rpart.
It must be awful, but my parents are probably more able-minded than me," he laughs.