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Word of the Day – Mar. 1 – Calliopean

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Adjective: Calliopean  (kuh-lahy-uh-PEE-uhn) Definition: Piercingly loud; resembling a calliope in sound. Example sentence: Presently we heard the engines give a calliopean wheeze, and the boat started to move.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Mar. 1

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There is a time to be a nice person, but there is also a time to say enough is enough.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 28 – Pedagogy

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Noun: Pedagogy  (PED-uh-goh-jee) Definition: 1: The function or work of a teacher; teaching. 2: The science or art of teaching; education, instructional methods. Example: My piano teacher used the pedagogy of Edna Mae Burnam’s “A Dozen a Day” exercises to teach fingering technique.  

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 28

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You will never understand the damage you have done to someone else until the same thing is done to you.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 27 – Oscitant

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Adjective: Oscitant  (OS-ih-tuhnt) Definition: 1: Drowsy or inattentive. 2: Yawning, as with drowiness; gaping. 3: Dull, lazy, or negligent. Example sentence: Most of the homeroom teachers reported oscitant students on Monday morning.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 27

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Falling down is an accident. Staying down is a choice.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 24

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Thanks for trying; at least you’ve done something, unlike those who just gave the instructions.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 24 – Shadchan

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Noun: Shadchan  (SHAHT-khuhn) Definition: A matchmaker or marriage broker. Example sentence: In many cultures, a shadchan is used by the family to find a suitable mates for their daughters.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 23

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Helping others is a healing for our souls; especially someone who doesn’t have the means to ever repay you.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 23 – Sesquipedalian

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Adjective: Sesquipedalian  (ses-kwi-pi-DAYL-yuhn) Definition: 1: Polysyllabic. 2: Relating to or using long words. 3: Long-winded. Example sentence: The guest speaker at our church on Sunday had a good sermon, even if he was a little sesquipedalian.

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