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Word of the Day – June 2 – Augur

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Verb: Augur  (AW-gur) Definition: 1. To foretell something or to predict the future, especially from omens. 2. To give promise of. Sample sentence: The new first-time home buyers program should augur a healthy jump  in home sales this year.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 2

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When all the trees have been cut down, when all the animals have been hunted, when all the waters are polluted, when all the air is unsafe to breathe, only then will you discover you cannot eat money. The measure of a civilization is not how tall its buildings of concrete are, but rather how […]

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Word of the Day – May 30 – Diktat

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Noun: Diktat  (dik-TAHT) Definition: 1. A harsh settlement unilaterally imposed (as on a defeated nation.) 2.. A decree or order. Sample sentence: The company president issued a diktat that employees may not wear jeans to work.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 30

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You look your best when you wear your smile. There is no beauty like the one that comes from inside you. Smile every chance you get. Not because life has been easy, perfect, or exactly as you anticipated, but because you choose to be happy and grateful for all the good  things you do have […]

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Word of the Day – May 29 – Motley

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Adjective: Motley  ( MAHT-lee) Definition: 1. Variegated in color. 2. Composed of diverse often incongruous elements. Sample sentence: Lenny went to the medieval festival dressed in the bright motley garb of a court jester.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 29

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Life doesn’t always introduce you to the people you want to meet. Sometimes life puts you in touch with the people you need to meet – to help you, to hurt you, to love you and to gradually strengthen you into the person you were meant to become. People are put in your path for […]

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Word of the Day – May 28 – Toxophilite

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Noun: Toxophilite  (tahk-SAH-fuh-lyte) Definition: A person who is fond of or expert in archery. Sample sentence:  When casting for the part of Robin Hood, in the community play, the director looked for a toxophilite to fill the role.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 28

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Every day is an opportunity to do great and meaningful work, and to experience life in new, fulfilling ways. Every day is a day in which you can make life better for others and for yourself. The way to live life is to live each moment with goodness in your heart. Life is good because […]

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Word of the Day – May 27 – Preterit

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Noun: Preterit  (PRET-uh-rut) Definition: Past tense. Sample sentence: While the past tense form of “sneak” is traditionally “sneaked,” the alternate preterit “snuck” is increasingly common.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 27

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Enthusiasm is contagious. When you work with enthusiastic people, you can’t help but be enthusiastic yourself. Enthusiasm spreads like wild fire. Those who show enthusiasm are fun to work with. Those who show little enthusiasm usually bring you down. If there is no enthusiasm in your workplace, maybe it can start with you. Those who […]

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