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Word of the Day – June 20 – Diffident

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Adjective: Diffident  (DIF-uh-dunt) Definition: 1. Hesitant in acting or speaking through lack of self-confidence. 2. Reserved, unassertive. Sample sentence: Always diffident and soft-spoken, Tony did not raise any objection when the cashier overcharged him for his purchase.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 20

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The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible,  and achieves the impossible. Negative thoughts bring you down. Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties today of its strength. Be a positive thinker!

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Word of the Day – June 19 – Turducken

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Noun: Turducken  (terDUCK-un) Definition: A boneless chicken stuffed into a boneless duck stuffed into a boneless turkey. Sample sentence: For your next dinner party, you might want to take a shot at making turducken.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 19

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Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak to you. And remember, you have two ears and only one mouth, so you should listen twice as much as you speak.

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Word of the Day – June 18 – Poutine

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Noun: Poutine  (poo-TEEN) Definition: A dish of French fries covered with brown gravy and cheese curds. Sample sentence: Although classic poutine is a simple dish, it is one of the most popular items on the menu at the fancy, new Canadian restaurant.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 18

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Fearless people embrace the flow of life with perseverance and determination. They view life as an adventure, not an ordeal.

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Word of the Day – June 17 – Incongruous

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Adjective: Incongruous  (in-KAHN-gruh-wus) Definition: Lacking congruity, not harmonious, incompatible, not conforming, disagreeing, inconsistent within itself. Sample sentence: The sight of a horse and carriage amongst the cars on the road was a bit incongruous.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 17

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Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it.

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Word of the Day – June 16 – Matriculate

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Verb: Matriculate  (muh-TRIK-yuh-layt) Definition: To enroll as a member of a body and especially of a college or university. Sample sentence: A spokesperson for the college said the school is expected to matriculate approximately 1,000 students for the fall semester.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 16

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Every time you feel yourself getting pulled into other people’s nonsense, repeat these words: not my circus, not my monkeys. It is so easy to get sucked into someone else’s drama. Take a deep breath, count to ten and then walk away.

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