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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Nov. 13

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You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 13 – Sinecure

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Noun: Sinecure  (SYE-nih-kyoor) Definition: An office or position that requires little or no work and that usually provides an income. Example sentence: After years of hard work at the bottom of the corporate ladder, one can only hope for a sinecure to become available at the top of the ladder before retirement.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Nov. 12

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How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 12 – Williwaw

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Noun: Williwaw  (WILL-ih-waw) Definition: 1: A sudden violent gust of cold land air common along mountainous coasts of high latitudes. 2: A violent wind. 3: A violent commotion. Example sentence: The sailors had all heard stories of ships capsized in the strait, so they were on alert for any williwaw that might occur.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Nov. 11

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People are excited about the new iPhone, but no one has caught up with the awesome technology of using their blinker when they drive.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 11 – Kangaroo Court

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Noun: Kangaroo court  (kang-uh-ROO-KORT) Definition: 1: A mock court in which the principles of law and justice are disregarded or perverted. 2: A court marked by irresponsible, unauthorized, or irregular status or procedures. 3: Judgment or punishment given outside of legal procedure. Example sentence: The press decried the tribunal as nothing more than a kangaroo […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Nov. 10

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Your peace is more important than driving yourself crazy trying to understand why something happened the way it did. Let it go.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 10 – Trepid

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Adjective: Trepid  (TREP-id) Definition: Timourous, fearful. Example sentence: Were I not feeling so trepid, I might have enjoyed joining the other campers for a nighttime walk in the woods.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 9 – Umami

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Noun: Umami  (oo-MAH-mee) Definition: A taste sensation that is meaty or savory and is produced by several amino acids and nucleotides, such as glutamate and aspartate. Example sentence: The cookbook has an entire chapter on  umami, and lists a number of common ingredients – from tomato paste to Worcestershire sauce to anchovies – as easy […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Nov. 9

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Anger is the feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind.

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