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Word of the Day – Sept. 11 – Tantamount

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Adjective: Tantamount  (TAN-tuh-mount) Definition: Equivalent in value, significance, or effect. Sample sentence: The boss had told Morris that he was being reassigned to the shipping department, and he knew that it was tantamount to a demotion.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Sept. 11

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Don’t wait until you’ve reached your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of every step you take toward reaching your goal.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 10 – Rathskeller

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Noun: Rathskeller  (RAHT-skel-er) Definition: A usually basement tavern or restaurant. Sample sentence: Beneath the main floor of Kytoler’s in Kilkenny, Ireland, is the rathskellar that is much like a cave, and is the original part of the historical tavern.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Sept. 10

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Many people spend too much time trying to be the captain of someone else’s boat. Learn to be a lighthouse and the boats will find their way.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 9 – Pratfall

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Noun: Pratfall  (PRAT-fawl) Definition: 1. A fall in which one lands on the buttocks, often regarded as comical or humiliating. 2. A humiliating blunder or defeat. Sample sentence: Jerry Lewis, one of the most brilliant physical comedians, would always have at least one pratfall in each comedy routine.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Sept. 9

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Relationships: It’s more than just dates, holding hands and kissing. It’s about accepting each other’s weirdness and flaws. It’s about being yourself and finding happiness together. It’s about seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 8 – Culprit

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Noun: Culprit  (KUL-prit) Definition: 1. One accused with or charged with a crime. 2. One guilty of a crime or fault. 3. The source or cause of a problem. Sample sentence: After the empty warehouse burned down, an investigation determined faulty wiring to be the culprit.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Sept. 8

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Don’t let people change the loving and caring person you are. Don’t let anyone get you down. Use the love and goodness inside of you to stay strong.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 5 – Oleaginous

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Adjective: Oleaginous  (oh-lee-AJ-uh-nus) Definition: 1. Resembling or having the properties of oil: oily or containing or producing oil. 2. Marked by an offensively ingratiating manner or quality. Sample sentence: Jim seems to mistake his own oleaginous demeanor for charm.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Sept. 5

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If someone says bad things about us, we feel bad. If someone says good things about us, we feel good. The question is, have we given our remote control to others ?

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