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Word of the Day – Aug. 15 – Whigmaleerie

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Noun: Whigmaleerie  (wig-muh-LEER-ee) Definition: 1: A whim, notion. 2: A whimsical or fanciful ornament or contrivance: gimmick. Example sentence: The book tells the story of the Holroyds, a fun-loving family who gives reign to their every whigmaleerie.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 15

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There are two ways to get on top of an oak tree. You can catch the first limb and climb, or find a good, healthy acorn, sit on it and wait.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 12 – Filial

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Adjective: Filial  (FIL-ee-ul) Definition: 1:  Of, relating to, or befitting a son or daughter. 2: Having or assuming the relation of a child or offspring. Example sentence: Margaret’s sense of filial responsibility is only part of her motivation for carrying on her parents’ business; she also loves the work.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 12

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If your mind should go blank, don’t forget to turn off the sound.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 11

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Always, always trust your first gut instincts. If you genuinely feel in your heart and soul that something is wrong, it usually is.  

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Word of the Day – Aug. 11 – Dabster

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Noun: Dabster  (DAB-stuhr) Definition: 1: An expert. 2: A bungler. Example sentence: Mom was a dabster at bow ties and my brothers would line up on Sunday morning to have her make the finishing touches before church.  

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Word of the day – Aug. 10 – Gothic

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Adjective: Gothic  (GOTH-ik) Definition: 1: Relating to an architectural style reflecting the influence of the medieval Gothic. 2: Relating to a style of fiction characterized by the use of desolate or remote settings and macabre, mysterious, or violent incidents. Example sentence: The old house, with its Gothic style, made an eerie silhouette against the night […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 10

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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 9

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Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe something inside them was superior to circumstance.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 9 – Maecenas

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Noun: Maecenas  (mee-SEE-nuhs) Definition: A generous patron, especially of art, music or liturature. Example sentence: Our high school play was a success mainly because of one maecenas,  a local businessman who once attended our school.

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