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Word of the Day – Aug. 17 – Kindred

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Adjective: Kindred  (KIN-drud) Definition: 1. Of a similar nature or character: like. 2. Of the same ancestry. Example sentence: Jessica found a kindred songwriting spirit in Brigid, and soon the two women were collaborating on a new album.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 17

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Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 14 – Zydeco

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Noun: Zydeco  (ZYE-duh-koh) Definition: Popular music of southern Louisiana that combines tunes of French origin with elements of Caribbean music and the blues. Example sentence: The restaurant, with architecture that looks like it’s straight from the French quarter of New Orleans, features authentic Cajun cuisine and live zydeco music.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 14

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Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 13 – Brusque

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Adjective: Brusque  (BRUSK) Definition: 1. Markedly short and abrupt. 2. Blunt in manner or speech often to the point of ungracious harshness. Example sentence: On her first day of work, Diana’s new boss gave her only a brusque greeting before showing her the place where she would be working.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 13

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Don’t be afraid to go where you’ve never gone and do what you’ve never done, because both are necessary to have what you’ve never had and be who you’ve never been.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 12

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An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So, just focus and keep aiming.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 12 – Pseudonym

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Noun: Pseudonym  (SOO-duh-nihm) Definition: A fictitious name; especially, a pen name. Example sentence: Instead of using his real name, Edward signed his letter to the editor with the pseudonym “Jack Cramer.”

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Word of the Day – Aug. 11 – Euphemism

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Noun: Euphemism  (YOO-fuh-miz-um) Definition: The substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant; also, the expression so substituted. Example sentence: Aunt Helen would never say that someone had “died,” but preferred to communicate the unpleasant news with a euphemism like “passed on.”

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 11

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Whatever you decide to do with your life, make sure that it makes you happy.

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