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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 29

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When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.

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Word of the Day – June 29 – Viable

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Adjective: Viable  (VAHY-uh-bull) Definition: Feasible, possible; capable of success or continuing effectiveness. Example sentence: After running out of gas we ruled that walking to the next town 75 miles away was not a viable option.

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Word of the Day – June 28 – Cavalier

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Adjective: Cavalier  (kav-uh-LEER) Definition: Careless; showing disregard; arrogant and haughty. Example sentence: He has a cavalier attitude toward his marriage and family responsibilities.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 28

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We spend the first year of a child’s life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There’s something wrong there.

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Word of the Day – June 27 – Fraught

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Noun: Fraught  (FRAWT) Definition: Full of something , characterized by or laden with something—usually bad or unwanted. Example sentence: The research paper is fraught with errors.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 27

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Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 26

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Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.

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Word of the Day – June 26 – Caveat

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Noun: Caveat  (KAV-ee-aht) Definition: A warning or caution. Example sentence: The sign contained the caveat, “Enter at Your Own Risk.”

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Word of the Day – June 23 – Mitigate

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Verb: Mitigate (MIT-uh-gayht) Definition: To lessen or reduce. Example sentence: The small snack served to mitigate my hunger until I was able to get a real meal.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 23

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Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.

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