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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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Word of the Day – Dec. 1 – Winkle

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Verb: Winkle  (WING-kul) Definition: To pry something out of a place. Example sentence: When playing with his dog, Jason always has a hard time trying to winkle a ball from the dog’s mouth.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – December 1

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There are some things that money cannot buy, like manners, morals, intelligence and class.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 30 – Paragon

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Noun: Paragon  (PAIR-uh-gahn) Definition: A model of excellence or perfection. Example sentence: The new clothing company  is a paragon of growth, especially in the job market.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Nov. 30

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It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.

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