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Word of the Day – Apr. 21 – Rampike

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Noun: Rampike  (RAM-pahyk) Definition: A dead tree, especially the bleached skeleton or splintered trunk of a tree killed by fire, lightning, or wind. Example sentence:  One lone deer stood under a rampike, silhouetted by the light of the moon, giving the field an eerie look. Dee Dee – Word of the Day.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Apr. 21

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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

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Word of the Day – Apr. 20 – Hypozeuxis

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Noun: Hypozeuxis  (hahy-puh–ZOOK-sis) Definition: The use of a series of parallel clauses, each of which has a subject and predicate, as in “I came, I saw, I conquered.” Example sentence: I am afraid there are more and more journalists who now use the hypozeuxis every chance they get..

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Apr. 20

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One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.

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Word of the Day – Apr. 19 – Ginnel

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Noun: Ginnel  (GHIN-ul) Definition: A narrow passageway or alley often between terraced houses. Example sentence: Several lighting options have been considered for the ginnel to make it safer and less likely to harbor unsavory people in the night.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Apr. 19

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Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Apr. 18

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Music can cure things medication never will.

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Word of the Day – Apr. 18 – Myrmidon

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Noun: Myrmidon  (MUHR-mi-duhn) Definition: One who unquestioningly follows orders. Example sentence: Women used to told they had to be a myrmidon to have a successful marriage, but now they are taught they should have equal rights with their husbands.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Apr. 17

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Every couple needs to argue now and then. Just to prove that the relationship is strong enough to survive. Long-term relationships, the ones that matter, are all about weathering the peaks and the valleys.

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Word of the Day – Apr. 17 – Orphic

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Adjective: Orphic  (OR-fik) Definition: 1: Melodious; entrancing. 2: Mystical; occult. Example sentence: Edward’s  playing of the piano has a kind of orphic seductiveness.

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