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Verb: Derogate  (DAIR-uh-gayt) Definition: 1. To cause to seem inferior: disparage. 2. To take away a part so as to impair: detract. 3. To act beneath one’s position or character. Sample sentence: It is easy to derogate the prom committee for its lackluster theme now, but nobody came forward with any better ideas when it […]

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Life is about what happens to you while you are busy making other plans.

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The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

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Noun: Clerisy (KLAIR-uh-see) Definition: Intellectuals who form an artistic, social or political vanguard or elite. Sample sentence: The book’s author claims that a successful society must have both a strong commitment to democratic ideals and a well-established clerisy.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The latest speaker coming to Marquette to present at the Economic Club of Marquette County is coming to town on Monday. Tom Baldini, Econ Club board member, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the return of Michigan political pundit Bill Ballenger […]

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Marquette, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Municipal League represents thousands of individuals in hundreds of communities of all sizes across the state. The MML 2014 Convention takes place this week in Marquette with hundreds of attendees coming to the area. Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt […]

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Adjective: Infinitesimal  (in-fin-ih-TESS-uh-mul) Definition: 1. Taking on values arbitrarily close to but greater than zero. 2. Immeasurably or incalculably small. Sample sentence: Stella includes a lottery ticket in every birthday card she sends, despite the infinitesimal chances that it will be a winner.

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Know yourself, deal with your problems, and work on your weaknesses before competing with others.

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Noun: Pork Barrel  (PORK-BAIR-ul) Definition: Government projects or appropriations yielding rich patronage benefits; also, government funds, jobs or favors distributed by politicians to gain political advantage. Sample sentence: It was apparent that the construction of the new parking garage was not a necessary project, but a pork barrel deal for the business owners who would […]

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In this world, everything is difficult, but everything is possible. Therefore, whenever you face difficulties, know there are possibilities in all you seek.

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