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Word of the Day – Mar. 3 – Antiphlogistic

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Adjective: Antiphlogistic  (an-ty-floh-JIST-ik) Definition: Reducing inflammation or fever; anti-inflammatory. Example sentence: At the pharmaceutical convention, the drug company presented a new antiphlogistic that supposedly had fewer side effects than other drugs available.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Mar. 3

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Happiness is like jam. You can’t spread even a little without getting  some on yourself.

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Word of the Day – Mar. 2 – Extremophile

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Noun: Extremophile  (ik-STREE-muh-fyle) Definition: An organism that lives under extreme environmental conditions, as in a hot spring or ice cap. Example sentence: Research on an extremophile, such as a beetle with anti-freeze blood, has given  scientists confidence that life can exist anywhere where the appropriate building blocks, including a liquid medium and a source of […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Mar. 2

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The ability to speak several languages is an asset, but the ability to keep your mouth shut in any language is priceless.

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Word of the Day – Mar. 1 – Calliopean

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Adjective: Calliopean  (kuh-lahy-uh-PEE-uhn) Definition: Piercingly loud; resembling a calliope in sound. Example sentence: Presently we heard the engines give a calliopean wheeze, and the boat started to move.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Mar. 1

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There is a time to be a nice person, but there is also a time to say enough is enough.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 28 – Pedagogy

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Noun: Pedagogy  (PED-uh-goh-jee) Definition: 1: The function or work of a teacher; teaching. 2: The science or art of teaching; education, instructional methods. Example: My piano teacher used the pedagogy of Edna Mae Burnam’s “A Dozen a Day” exercises to teach fingering technique.  

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 28

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You will never understand the damage you have done to someone else until the same thing is done to you.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 27 – Oscitant

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Adjective: Oscitant  (OS-ih-tuhnt) Definition: 1: Drowsy or inattentive. 2: Yawning, as with drowiness; gaping. 3: Dull, lazy, or negligent. Example sentence: Most of the homeroom teachers reported oscitant students on Monday morning.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 27

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Falling down is an accident. Staying down is a choice.

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