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Tune in weekdays beginning at 8:05 AM to WFLO AM and FM for the Call Flo Radio Show! Your hosts Francis Wood, along with Chris Wood, and Christopher Brochon, will bring you the show! Whether its some good news, birthdays and anniversaries, the word of the day, or laughs about sardines, join us on CALL FLO. We would love to hear from you during the show! The contact numbers for The Call Flo Radio Show are 434-392-8881 (local) or 1-800-825-5356 (long distance). Monthly, host Francis Wood will speak with 5th District Congressman Robert Hurt (R). Join Francis and the Congressman on the first Tuesday of the month to hear about what’s going on in Washington D.C. and how it affects you!

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Chris Brochon’s Word of the Day If you come across or know some great words, send them to me at cbrochon@wflo.net.

8/28/2015: pauciloquent- that which uses few words in speech or conversation

8/27/2015: nudiustertian- of the day before yesterday

8/26/2015: quire- 25 sheets of paper; 1/20th of a ream

8/25/2015: erinaceous- of, pertaining to, or resembling a hedgehog

8/24/2015: bibble- (1) to eat or drink noisily (2) to imbibe often

8/21/2015: maeterlinckian- poetically symbolic; resembling the writing of Maurice Maeterlinck

8/20/2015: welkin- the sky, the upper air, the heavens, or the celestial sphere

8/19/2015: gry- the smallest unit in Locke’s proposed decimal system of linear measurement, being the tenth of a line, the hundredth of an inch, and the thousandth of a philosophical foot. Basically, a trifle.

8/18/2015: pourparler- a discussion preliminary to negotiations

8/17/2015: propinquity- the state of being close to someone or something

8/14/2015: lutherie- the making of wooden stringed musical instruments

8/13/2015: chantelaine- the mistress of a castle or fashionable household

8/12/2015: runcation- the act of weeding

8/11/2015: circumlocution- the use of many words where fewer would do, in a deliberate attempt to be evasive or vague

8/10/2015: askance- with an attitude or look of suspicion

8/7/2015: disputatious- fond of having heated arguments

8/6/2015: timorous- showing nervousness, fear, or a lack of confidence

8/5/2015: codswallop- nonsense

8/4/2015: odsbodikins- by god’s body

8/3/2015: hootenanny- an informal gathering of folk music and dancing

7/31/2015: absquatulate- leave abruptly

7/30/2015: cantankerous-bad-tempered and uncooperative

7/29/2015: mollycoddle- (v) treat someone very indulgently; (n) an effeminate man or boy

7/28/2015: syncope- the omission of letters or sounds from with in a word or phrase

7/27/2015: contumely- insulting language or treatment

7/22/2015: micromort- unit of risk measuring a one in a million probability of death

7/21/2015: hoosegow- prison

7/20/2015: ubiety- a state of existing and being localized in space

7/17/2015: opprobrious- disgraceful or shameful

7/16/2015: crudivore- an eater of raw food

7/15/2015: maunder- talk in a rambling manner or act in an idle manner

7/14/2015: flummox- perplex greatly

7/13/2015: blunderbuss- (1) short barreled large bored gun; (2) a person regarded as lacking in subtlety and precision

7/10/2015: lethologica- the inability to remember the correct word or phrase

7/9/2015: cavil- (v) to make petty objections (n) an objection of this kind

7/8/2015: inveigle- persuade by means of flattery or deception

7/7/2015: cadre- a small group of people specially trained for a particular purpose or profession

7/6/2015: debacle- a sudden failure

7/3/2015: consanguinity- kinship

7/2/2015: eldritch- weird and sinister

7/1/2015: erudition- the showing of great knowledge or learning

6/30/2015: jocosity- playfulness

6/29/2015: pablum- bland and insipid fare, entertainment, etc.

6/25/2015: spelunking- exploration of caves

6/24/2015: brouhaha- noisy overexcited critical response

6/23/2015: sanguine- cheerfully optimistic

6/22/2015: convoluted- extremely complex and difficult to follow

6/19/2015: enumerated- mentioned one by one

6/18/2015: quagmire- boggy area of land, or a hazardous situation

6/17/2015: divisive- tending to cause hostility between people

6/16/2015: forestall- prevent or obstruct

6/15/2015: narthex- an antechamber or porch in a church

6/12/2015: prognostication- the action of foretelling future events

6/11/2015: pellucid- translucently clear

6/10/2015: pensive- engaged in deep or serious thought

6/9/2015: kummerspeck- weight gained from emotional overeating

6/8/2015: nebby- overly inquiring, nosey

6/5/2015: pusillanimous- timid, lacking courage

6/4/2015: blandish- coax with words of flattery

6/3/2015: defenestration- the act of throwing someone out of a window

6/2/2015: deride-express contempt for

6/1/2015: gainsay- deny or contradict

5/29/2015: pogonotrophy- the act of growing and grooming facial hair

5/28/2015: detritus- waste or debris

5/27/2015: volitant- having the the power of flight

5/26/2015: quidnunc- a gossip or busybody

5/25/2015: legerity- physical or mental quickness

5/22/2015: tatterdemalion-ragged or unkempt

5/21/2015: frabjous- wonderful, elegant, superb

5/20/2015: cynosure-person or thing that attracts attention or admiration because of it’s brilliance

5/19/2015: logy- sluggish

5/18/2015: ebullition- bubbling or boiling

5/15/2015: pulchritudinous- beautiful

5/14/2015: subterfuge- deceit in order to achieve one’s goal

5/13/2015: intransigence-unwilling to change one’s views

5/12/2015: eponymous-giving ones name to something

5/11/2015: gauche- lacking grace, unsophisticated

5/8/2015: wallydrag-a feeble or worthless person

5/7/2015: venality-motivated by bribery

5/6/2015: torpor- lethargy

5/5/2015: flagellant- one who subjects themselves or others to flogging

5/4/2015: complaisant-obliging or agreeable

5/1/2015: confabulation- an engagement in conversation

4/30/2015: culpable- deserving of blame

4/29/2015: escritoire- small writing desk with compartments

4/28/2015: coprolite- fossilized feces

4/27/2015: dilatory- slow to act

4/17/2015: funambulist- tightrope walker

4/16/2015: gentrify- to renovate and improve to middle-class taste

4/15/2015: globular-spherical

4/14/2015: forsooth- indeed, in truth

4/13/2015: brume-mist or fog

4/10/2015: opprobrious- language expressing shame or disgrace

4/9/2015: esculent- fit to be eaten

4/8/2015: poltroon- utter coward

4/7/2015: comportment- behavior

4/6/2015: panoply- a wide ranging and impressive array or display

4/3/2015: primogeniture- the state of being the first born child

4/2/2015: permutate- change the order of

4/1/2015: empyrean- deriving from heaven

3/31/2015: cantillate- to chant or intone

3/30/2015: encomium-writing that praises highly

3/27/2015: circumambient- surrounding

3/26/2015: manumit- release from slavery, set free

3/25/2015: panegyric- a public speech or published text in praise of someone or something

3/24/2015: anathema-something or someone that one vehemently dislikes

3/23/2015: postilion- person who rides the left-hand horse of a team when there is no coachman

3/20/2015: valetudinarian- one who is unduly anxious about their health

3/19/2015: exordium-the beginning or introduction esp. of a discourse or treatise

3/18/2015: murmuration- the act of murmuring

3/17/2015: galore- in abundance

3/16/2015: gird- encircle, secure, or surround

3/13/2015: butyraceous- in the nature of, or resembling butter

3/12/2015: aver- to assert to be the case

3/11/2015: sastruga-ridge of snow formed on a field by the action of wind

3/10/2015: predicate- something that is affirmed or denied concerning an argument

3/9/2015: wimple- a cloth headdress covering the head, neck, and sides of face

3/6/2015: quintessence- the most perfect example of quality or class

3/5/2015: ignoble- not honorable in character or purpose

3/4/2015: purloin- steal

3/3/2015: mien- a person’s manner or look

3/2/2015: transmogrification-transform in a magical manner

2/27/2015: crepuscular- appearing at twilight

2/26/2015: recondite- little known

2/25/2015:persiflage- light and slightly contemptuous mockery or banter

2/24/2015: prescient-having knowledge of events before they take place

2/23/2015: inchoate- rudimentary

2/20/2015: perturbation- a deviation of a system

2/19/2015: aspersion- an attack on the integrity of someone

2/18/2015: testudinal- of, like or relating to a tortoise

2/17/2015: pecuniary- of or relating to money

2/14/2015: pigsney- a darling

2/13/2015: dephlogisticated- a substance supposed to exist in all combustible bodies, and released in combustion

2/12/uxorious-having or showing excessive or submissive fondness for one’s wife

2/11/2015: tenet-a principle or belief

2/10/2015: coalesce- come together and form one mass or whole

2/9/2015: eponym- a person after whom a discovery, invention, or place is named

2/6/2015: supralapsarian- a person who believes that God decreed the election or non-election of individuals to salvation from the beginning

2/5/2015: emolument- a salary

2/4/2015: isostasy- the equilibrium that exists between parts of the earth’s crust

2/3/2015: enmity- the feeling of being actively opposed to someone or something

2/2/2015: prevaricate- to speak or act in an evasive way

1/30/2015: paleoethnobotany- the study of the remains of plants cultivated by man in ancient times

1/29/2015: echelon- a level in an organization, profession or society

1/28/2015: scantling- the size to which a piece of wood or stone is measured and cut

1/27/2015: priggish-with a self-righteous, superior tone or attitude

1/26/2015: oblate- flatted at the poles; often the object is spheroid

1/23/2015: prognathous- having a projecting lower jaw or chin

1/22/2015: caprice- a sudden and unaccountable change of behavior

1/21/2015: plebiscite- direct vote of all members

1/20/2015: piebald-multicolored, black and white, or brown and white

1/19/2015: neoteric- modern, recent

1/16/2015: diaphragmatic- involving or resembling the diaphragm

1/15/2015: parlous- bad, dreadful, risky

1/14/2015: larrikin- disorderly or rowdy

1/13/2015: evanesce- vanish or fade away

1/12/2015: dowie- dull or melancholy

1/9/2015: monocotyledenous- any flowering plant having a single seed leaf with parallel veins, like grasses and orchids

1/8/2015: cogitation- the faculty of thinking

1/7/2015: caesura- an interruption or break

1/6/2015: sesquipedalian-polysyllabic

1/5/2015: belletrist-essay written and read for aesthetic effect

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