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Word of the Day – July 10 – Grok

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Verb: Grok  (grok) Definition: 1. To understand thoroughly or intuitively. 2. To communicate sympathetically. Sample sentence: Grandma and Grandpa don’t exactly grok how we do things now days, but they try their best to give advice.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – July 10

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When it’s after 2 a.m., just go to sleep. The decisions you make after 2 a.m. are usually the wrong ones. Things are always more clear in the morning light.

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Word of the Day – July 9 – Vaunted

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Adjective: Vaunted  (VAWN-tud) Definition: Highly or widely praised or boasted about. Sample sentence: We were able to overcome our opponents’ vaunted defense and achieve an upset victory which will take us to the finals.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – July 9

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An optimist would say the glass is half full. A pessimist would say it is half empty. A third point of view is that the glass is full: half with water and half with air.

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Word of the Day – July 8 – Epenthesis

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Noun: Epenthesis  (ih-PEN-thuh-sis) Definition: The insertion or development of a sound or letter in the body of the word. Sample sentence: When Yogi Bear talks about swiping “pick-a-nik” baskets, it sounds as if he’s just having fun,  but he’s also demonstrating epenthesis, inserting a vowel to avoid the consonants bumping up against each other.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – July 8

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Sometimes you have to shut up, swallow your pride and accept that you’re wrong. It’s not giving up. It’s called growing up.

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Word of the Day – July 7 – Sclaff

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Verb: Sclaff   (SKLAF) Definition: To scrape the ground instead of hitting the ball cleanly on a golf stroke. Sample sentence: As soon as the ball went into the sand, Ron knew he would have to sclaff around a bit to get it out.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – July 7

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One new perception, one fresh thought, one act of surrender, one change of heart, or one leap of faith, can change your life forever.

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Word of the Day – July 4 – Chivy

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Verb: Chivy  (CHIV-ee) Definition: 1. To tease or annoy with persistent petty attacks. 2. To move or obtain by small maneuvers. Sample sentence: Sue watched her little brother as he tried to chivy an olive from the jar with his fingers.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – July 4

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Nothing is as precious as one’s freedom. Dreams, aspirations and ideals mean nothing if one does not have the freedom to pursue them. Precious are  those who have fought for our freedom.

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