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Word of the Day – May 19 – Tatterdemalion

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Adjective: Tatterdemalion  (tat-er-dih-MEYL-yuhn) Definition: 1. Ragged; unkempt or dilapidated. 2. A person in tattered clothing: a shabby person. Sample sentence: He seemed to fit the tatterdemalion apartment perfectly, with his dark clothes threadbare, his beard unkempt, and his shoes cracked.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 19

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Be careful what you say. You can say something hurtful in ten seconds, but ten years later, the wounds are still there.

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Word of the Day – May 18 – Whodunit

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Noun: Whodunit  (hoo-DUN-it) Definition: A detective story or mystery story. Sample sentence: Betsy packed a great whodunit and a couple of romance novels to read at the beach.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 18

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If we do not feel grateful for what we already have, what makes us think we’d be happy with more??

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Word of the Day – May 15 – Scroop

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Verb: Scroop  (SKROOP) Definition: 1. To emit a harsh, grating sound. 2. A scrooping sound. 3. Ability to make a rustling sound added to silk or rayon fabrics during finishing by treating them with certain acids. Sample sentence: I need to oil the hinges on the gate or it will continue to scroop every time […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 15

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When the world says “give up” hope whispers “try one more time.”

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Word of the Day – May 14 – Hidebound

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Adjective: Hidebound  (HAHYD-bound) Definition: 1. Narrow and rigid in opinion: inflexible. 2. Oriented toward or confined to the past: extremely conservative. 3. Having the back and ribs bound tightly by the hide (such as in animals.) Sample sentence: Although the students tried to get their music teacher to allow them to play more modern music, […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 14

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The fact that jellyfish have survived for 650 million years despite not having brains gives hope to many people.

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Word of the Day – May 13 – Askance

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Adverb: Askance  (uh-SKANSS) Definition: 1. With a side-glance: obliquely. 2. With disapproval or distrust: scornfully. Sample sentence: Rebecca’s children looked askance at her when she suggested they turn off their electronic devices and go play outside in the nice weather.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 13

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If you want to be happy, you have to be happy on purpose. When you wake up, you can’t just wait to see what kind of day you’ll have. You have to decide what kind of day you will have.

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