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Word of the Day – July 14 – Undertaker

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Noun: Undertaker  (UN-der-tay-ker) Definition: 1. One that undertakes: one that takes the risk and management of business: entrepreneur. 2. One whose business is to prepare the dead for burial and to arrange and manage funerals. 3. An Englishman taking over forfeited lands in Ireland in the 16th and 17th centuries. Sample sentence: The undertaker offered […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – July 14

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A hidden truth of life: It is always at the end of something that makes us realize how beautiful the beginning was.

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Word of the Day – July 11 – Unregenerate

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Adjective: Unregenerate  (un-rih-JEN-uh-rut) Definition: 1. Not spiritually reborn or converted. 2. Not reformed: unreconstructed. 3. Obstinate, stubborn. Sample sentence: Sue sings with a voice that could melt the heart of the most unregenerate musical hater.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – July 11

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Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.

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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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