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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Dec. 8

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You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep other people warm.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 8 – Bombinate

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Verb: Bombinate  (BOM-buh-neyt) Definition: To make a humming or buzzing noise. Example sentence: There must be something wrong with the television, because when it is turned on, it will bombinate for several seconds before the picture appears.  

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Word of the Day – Dec. 7 – Jackleg

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Noun: Jackleg  (JACK-leg) Definition: 1: Characterized by unscrupulousness, dishonesty, or lack of professional standards. 2: Lacking skill or training: amateur. 3: Designed as a temporary expedient: makeshift. Example sentence: Fred’s only a jackleg carpenter, but he is sufficiently competent to handle less complex jobs.

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Sunny Fm Thought of the Day – Dec. 7

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You become like the people you spend the most time with. Choose wisely.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 4 – Quacksalver

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Noun: Quacksalver  (KWAK-sal-vuhr) Definition: A quack: one pretending to have skills or knowledge, especially in medicine. Example sentence: In Elizabethan times, it was not uncommon for a quacksalver to trumpet nutmeg  as a sovereign remedy against the plague.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Dec. 4

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Be careful how you speak to people and how you treat people. Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 3 – Durable

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Adjective: Durable  (DUR-uh-bul) Definition: Able to exist for a long time without significant deterioration. Example sentence: The couch is covered in a pretty yet durable fabric, and it should last for years.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Dec. 3

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Sometimes people with the worst pasts end up creating the best futures.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 2 – Etymology

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Noun: Etymology  (eh-tuh-MAH-luh-jee) Definition: 1: The history of a word or phrase shown by tracing its development and relationships. 2: A branch of linguistics dealing with etymologies. Example sentence: As the etymology of “December” reports, the month gets its name from the Latin “decem” meaning “ten” – a nod to its former status as the […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Dec. 2

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The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.

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