Home » Archives by category » Featured Posts » On-Air (Page 252)

Adjective: Diluvial (duh-LOO-vee-ul) Definition: Of, relating to, or brought about by a flood Sample sentence: Archeologists studying diluvial deposits found along the river delta could make estimates from that evidence on just how far certain Paleolithic species had migrated.

Continue reading …

It won’t be long before children say good-bye to summer vacation and head back to school. There are steps to take to ensure a healthy year in school for your children. Make sure your children are up to date on their immunizations and sports physicals, and receive an annual flu shot. Make sure your children […]

Continue reading …

Sometimes you just need to get away, even if it’s a 10 minute walk from your apartment.  This past weekend after getting out of work I had to find a bit of time to just stare and think. That’s where Lake Superior comes in.  It’s right next to Marquette, I don’t think you can be […]

Continue reading …

Verb: Retrocede (ret-roh-SEED) Definition: 1. To go back: recede 2. To cede back (as a territory) Sample sentence: A congressman introduced a bill to retrocede the land back to its original owner, but it was defeated.

Continue reading …

Even when you travel, you can stick to your healthy eating plan. Bring your own meal for the flight or car ride. Homemade sandwiches and fresh fruit are a great option. Not only will you be able to control what you eat, but you will also save time and money. Be smart about snacks. Have […]

Continue reading …

Giving blood can be a very intimidating thing for the first time donor.  Will it hurt, how much will it hurt; how long does it take…all questions easily answered by the professionals at The U.P. Regional Blood Center at Marquette General. The most painful part of the procedure actually may be the writing cramps one […]

Continue reading …

When you work midnights, it’s sometimes a bit hard to sleep.  Especially when it’s summer and the sun is up early, it’s bright, and it’s really freaking warm outside.  Lucky for me, my apartment is half underground (imagine it like the place in “Scott Pilgrim”) and the heat doesn’t beat me up too badly.  Last […]

Continue reading …

Too much ice cream too fast will cause the proverbial brain freeze. When this happens, press your tongue flat against the roof of your mouth, covering as much as you can. Since the nerves in the roof of your mouth get extremely cold, your body thinks your brain is freezing, too. In compensating, it overheats, […]

Continue reading …

Noun: Juggernaut (JUG-er-nawt) Definition: 1. A large heavy truck 2. A massive inexorable force, campaign, movement or object that crushes whatever is in its path. Sample sentence: Led by their talented shooting guard, the high school’s basketball team was a juggernaut, winning the state championship three years in a row.

Continue reading …

Adjective: Irrefragable (ih-REF-ruh-guh-bul) Definition: Impossible to refute or impossible to break or alter. Sample sentence: In his opening statement, the prosecutor told the jury that he would be providing them with irrefragable proof that the defendant had committed the crime.

Continue reading …