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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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Word of the Day – Aug. 10 – Multifarious

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Adjective: Multifarious  (mul-tuh-FAIR-ee-us) Definition: Having or occurring in great variety: diverse. Example sentence: John listed his multifarious interests and activities on his college application.

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Sunny Fm Thought of the Day – Aug. 10

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To make a difference in someone’s life, you don’t have to be wise, rich, or beautiful. You just have to be there when they need you.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 7

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Life is really very simple. What we give out, we get back. Every thought we think is creating our future.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 7 – Skulduggery

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Noun: Skulduggery (skull-DUG-uh-ree) Definition: Underhanded or unscrupulous behavior; also,  devious device or trick. Example sentence: There was a whiff of skulduggery surrounding the real-estate deal, since the building managed to pass inspection even though everyone knew it wasn’t up to code.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 6 – Titanic

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Adjective: Titanic  (tye-TAN-ik) Definition: Having great magnitude, force, or power: colossal. Example sentence: The slugger launched a titanic home run that landed in the parking lot beyond the stadium’s center-field wall.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 6

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No matter how useless you think you are, you will always be someone’s reason to smile.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 5 – Hermitage

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Noun: Hermitage  (HER-mih-tij) Definition: 1. The habitation of a hermit. 2. A secluded residence or private retreat. 3. The life or condition of a hermit. Example sentence: At a large hermitage on a quiet lake, we attended a very relaxing women’s retreat with some great guest speakers.

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