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Word of the Day – Mar. 10 – Hydra

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Noun: Hydra (HAHY-druh) Definition: A persistent or many-sided problem that presents new obstacles as soon as one aspect is solved. Example sentence: Trying to solve the hydra of the homeless population has proven very difficult, especially when one factors in mental illness and drug addiction.  

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Mar. 10

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No, we don’t always get what we want. But consider this: there are people who will never have what you have right now.

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Word of the Day – Mar. 9 – Shrive

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Verb: Shrive  (SHRAHYV) Definition: To grant absolution, as to a penitent. Definition: Every Saturday morning, we would go to the confessional and hope Father Brown would shrive us quickly so we could get on with the rest of our weekend.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Mar. 9

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To heal a wound, you need to stop touching it.

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Word of the Day – Mar. 8 – Pinchgut

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Noun: Pinchgut  (PINCH-guht) Definition: A miserly person. Example sentence: One of my favorite books is “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, with the pinchgut main character, Ebenezer Scrooge.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Mar. 8

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One thing about growing up is realizing that you don’t hate anything anymore. Things either matter to you or they don’t.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Mar. 7

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Leaders don’t create followers for themselves. Leaders create other leaders.

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Word of the Day – Mar. 7 – Offing

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Noun: Offing  (AWF-ing) Definition: Near future. Example sentence: Although a wedding is in the offing, Cheryl and Fred have yet to set a date.

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Word of the Day – Mar. 6 – Jury-rig

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Verb: Jury-rig   (JOOR-ee rig) Definition: To assemble or fix temporarily using whatever is at hand. Example sentence: When the muffler on his car came loose on the highway, Bob managed to jury-rig it with a coat hanger to keep it from falling off before he could get it to a garage.  

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Mar. 6

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Knowledge is knowing what to say. Wisdom is knowing whether or not to say it.

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