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Verb: Usurp  (yoo-SERP) Definition: To seize and hold by force or without right. Sample sentence:  In her first managerial position, Hannah was hesitant to delegate critical tasks for fear that a subordinate might usurp her position.

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Today’s Answer:  Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Winner: Cheyenne Today’s winner is Cheyenne! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Research has found that checking your e-mail before you go to bed can impact how well you sleep that night. The light from your computer monitor right before bed can totally reboot your wake/sleep cycle and make it harder for you to get the good night’s sleep your body needs.

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Verb: Caterwaul  (KAT-er-wawl) Definition: 1. To make a harsh cry. 2. To protest or complain noisily. Sample sentence: The toddler will caterwaul for at least five minutes when she is put in her bed for a nap.

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I’ll just say that this is the best way to sum up my weekend….  

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Today’s Answer:  Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs Winner: Amanda Today’s winner is Amanda! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Noun: Muliebrity  (myoo-lee-EB-ruh-tee) Definition: Feminitity Sample sentence: She is a motherly figure,  but motherly in a way that allows too for muliebrity.

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Brushing your teeth isn’t just vital for good dental hygiene. It can also help you stay heart smart. A study performed by the British Medical Journal found that if you forget to brush your teeth twice a day, you can raise your risk of heart disease by 70%. So be sure to keep your pearly […]

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Today’s Answer:  Lethal Weapon Winner: Grace Today’s winner is Grace! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Adjective: Sesquipedalian  (sess-kwuh-puh-DAIL-yun) Definition: 1. Having many syllables: long. 2. Using long words. Sample sentence: Jacob’s editor advised him to do away with much of the sesquipedalian prose he favored and opt for simpler words that would reach readers of all ages and backgrounds.

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