Chris Wood, Francis Wood, Chris Brochon

Chris Wood, Francis Wood, Chris Brochon

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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 the good news, birthdays and anniversaries, the word of the day, or comments concerning local, state or national news events, join us on CALL FLO. We would love to hear from you! The contact numbers for The Call Flo Radio Show are 434-392-8881 (local) or 1-800-825-5356 (long distance).

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

2/26/2021: glabella- the space between the eyebrows

2/25/2021: pantophagy- being omnivorous

2/24/2021: acyrologia- the inexact, innappropriate, or improper use of a word

2/23/2021: oligotrophia- luck of nourishment

2/22/2021: auscultation- the action of listening to sound from the heart, lungs or other organs; typically with a stethoscope

2/19/2021: interregnum- an interval or pause between two periods

2/17/2021: invective- insulting, abusive, or highly critical language

2/16/2021: choler- anger or irascibility

2/15/2021: aping- to copy someone or something

2/12/2021: chionophobia- the intense fear of snow

2/11/2021: iniquitous- grossly unfair or morally wrong

2/10/2021: matriculate- (1) to record in an official register (2) to be enrolled at a college or university

2/9/2021: perfunctory- carried out with minimum effort or reflection

2/8/2021: acolyte- an assistant or follower

2/5/2021: recrudescence- the recurrence of an undesirable condition

2/4/2021: abjure- to solemnly renounce

2/3/2021: festinate- to hurry or be hasty

2/2/2021: oculogyric- eye-rolling

1/29/2021: extraforaneous- outdoors

1/28/2021: necromimesis- the mental state in which the sufferer believes themselves to be dead

1/27/2021: mangelwurzel- any root vegetable; primarily one grown as cattle fodder

1/26/2021: peripatetic- walking or moving about; not staying in one place; itinerant

1/25/2021: demotic- denoting the language used by ordinary people; colloquial

1/22/2021: extravasate- to cause to escape into the surrounding area from its proper vessel; to exude

1/21/2021: penurious- extremely poor, poverty-stricken

1/20/2021: detestation- intense dislike

1/19/2021: loganamnosis- the mania of trying to recall forgotten words

1/18/2021: lethologica- the inability to recall words

1/15/2021: amelioration- the act of making something better

1/14/2021:  spoonerism- the transposition of initial sounds or letters of two or more words

1/13/2021: concomitant- naturally accompanying or associated

1/12/2021: introject- to incorporate ideas of others or objects

1/11/2021: duplicity- deceitfulness or double-dealing

1/8/2021: hyperhedonia- the condition in which abnormally high pleasure is derived from activities that are intrinsically tedious

1/7/2021: sequacious- subservient obedience bordering on slavish willingness to blindly follow without thought

1/6/2021: haptodysphoria- the unpleasant  feeling experienced by people when touching certain surfaces

1/5/2021: ecdysis- the shedding of ones outer layer

1/4/2021: posit: (v) to assume as a fact (n) a statement made on the assumption it will prove to be true

1/1/2021: pejorative- expression of contempt or disapproval

12/24/2020: wassail- noun: the custom of hospitality; verb: the party at which wassail, the drink, is offered

12/23/2020: subsume- to incorporate or to consider as part of a rule

12/21/2020: insouciance- a casual lack of concern ; indifference

12/18/2020: suffonsified- totally satisfied or satiated; used primarily when talking food

12/16/2020: abstemiously- not acting self-indulgently, esp. with food and drink

12/15/2020: pugnacious- eager to argue, fight, or quarrel

12/14/2020: doxology- a hymn of praise, specifically to a God

12/11/2020: malacodermous- soft-skinned

12/10/2020: blathering- talking long-windedly without making sense

12/9/2020: saturnine- gloomy; dark in mood or coloring

12/8/2020: taciturn- reserved or uncommunicative in speech

12/7/2020: spurious- not being what it purports to be; false, fake

12/4/2020: superannuated- obsolete and no longer useful for its original purpose

12/3/2020: querulous- complaining in a petulant or winning manner

12/2/2020: aqueous- containing water or watery

11/30/2020: frabjous- combination of fabulous and joyous

11/27/2020: diversivolent- desiring strife

11/25/2020: flibbertigibbet- a frivolous, flighty person

11/24/2020: trenchant- vigorous or incisive in expression or style

11/20/2020: quixotic- unrealistically optimistic or Impractically idealistic

11/19/2020: contrectation- the act of caressing someone against their will

11/18/2020: adventitious- happening by chance or coming from outside; as in not native

11/16/2020: akimbo- standing hands on hips with elbows facing outward

11/13/2020: coruscation- a flash or gleam of light or of wit

11/12/2020: tauromachian- pertaining to bullfighting

11/11/2020: retrusion- the action of moving or putting something back

11/10/2020: invective- insulting, abusive, or highly critical language

11/9/2020: ennealogy- a set of nine works of art that are connected and can be seen as a single work or nine individuals

11/6/2020: aposterioristic- inductive, or pertaining to empirical knowledge

11/5/2020: mendacious- not telling the truth, lying

11/4/2020: bereft- deprived of or lacking something

11/3/2020: nadir- the lowest point in the fortunes of a person or organization

11/2/2020- prosy: dull, tedious, or long-winded

10/30/2020: aurocephalous- blond

10/29/20: imbroglio- an acutely painful or embarrassing misunderstanding

10/28/2020: loquacious- tending to talk a great deal

10/27/2020: gallimaufry- a confused jumble or medley of things

10/26/2020: aeonic- lasting an aeon or age-long

10/23/2020: dissentaneous- negative or disagreeable

10/22/2020: frippet- a flamboyant young woman

10/21/2020: rescalescent- a sudden reheating of something during the cooling down process

10/20/2020: nutricism- relationship in which one organism is nourished and protected by the other without reciprocal benefit

10/19/2020: lestobiosis- living by furtive stealing

10/16/2020: sempervirent- evergreen

10/15/2020: plebian- something ordinary or common, of low status

10/14/2020: gerontocomium- an institution for the care of the aged

10/13/2020: fetid- smelling extremely unpleasant

10/12/2020: gyrovague- a proselytizer who wanders from place to place

10/9/2020: outrecuidance- gross conceit or egomania

10/8/2020: eremophilous- inhabiting the desert

10/7/2020: derodidymus- two headed

10/6/2020: consubstantial- an entity or state that is supposed to exist even though there is no empirical evidence for their existence

10/5/2020: bottomry- a mortgage in which a ship is used as security for a loan

10/2/2020: pellucid- lucid in style or meaning, or of sound, clear and pure in tone

10/1/2020: sybarite- a person who is self-indulgent in their fondness for luxury

9/30/2020: vexillologist- a student of flags

9/28/2020: soterial- pertaining to salvation

9/25/2020: anopisthographic- having printing or writing on one side only

9/24/2020: retrobulbar- behind the eyeball

9/22/2020: procumbent- leaning forwards or lying on the face

9/21/2020: nidifugous- leaving the nest while young

9/18/2020: mendaciloquent- speaking lies

9/17/2020: orthostatic- related to or caused by an upright posture

9/16/2020: linonophobia- irrational fear of string

9/15/2020: interbastation- quilting

9/14/2020: graminivorous- grass eating

9/11/2020: redintegrate- to renew, restore, or recondition

9/9/2020: inflorescence- the floral structure of a plant

9/8/2020: efflorescence- flowering or in chemistry, crystallization

9/7/2020: diaskeuast- one who revises, edits, or interpolates

9/4/2020: recondite- abstruse, or little known

9/3/2020: wayzgoose- an annual summer holiday used in the printing industry to mark the end of summer

9/2/2020: scopodromic- pursuing a course in the line of sight, or homing in on

9/1/2020: delectation – pleasure and delight

8/31/2020: reptation- the motion of two planes when slid against each

8/28/2020: lugubrious- looking or sounding sad or dismal

8/27/2020: terpsichore- the delight in dancing

8/26/2020: efficacious- successful in producing a desired or intended result; effective

8/25/2020: quillet- a frivolous or evasive argument; a quibble

8/24/2020: protogenal- referring to something primeval or someone firstborn

8/18/2020: propitious- giving or indicating a good chance of success; favorable

8/17/2020: polyphagia- excessive eating

8/14/2020: inveterate- long established and unlikely to change

8/13/2020: pulchritude- beauty

8/12/2020: irascible- having or showing a tendency to be easily angered

8/11/2020: innocuous- not harmful or offensive

8/10/2020: orthosis- the correction of a disorder by device or support

8/7/2020: nonfeasance- failure to perform an action which ought to have been performed

8/6/2020: inimical- unfriendly or hostile

8/5/2020: membranaceous- being thin, translucent, and papery like a membrane

8/4/2020: forrader- in a forward direction

8/3/2020: gamophobia- the morbid fear of marriage

7/31/2020: frabjous- delightful, joyous, wonderful, etc.

7/30/2020: hermeneutics- the branch of knowedge that deals with interpretation of literary texts

7/29/2020: elision- (1) an omission of a sound when speaking or of a passage in a book or speech (2) the process of joining or merging abstract things

7/28/2020: anadromous- ascending rivers to spawn

7/27/2020: facetiously- witty or amusing

7/24/2020: absquatulate- to leave, depart, or flee in a hurry

7/23/2020: hornswoggle- to deceive or trick

7/21/2020:farrago- a confused mixture

7/20/2020: stertorous- noisy and labored (of breathing)

7/17/2020: ratiocination- the process of thinking about something in a logical way

7/16/2020: risible- such as to provoke laughter

7/15/2020: intransigent- unwilling to change one’s views or to agree about something

7/14/2020: villeggiatura- an extended rural holiday; i.e. a long vacation in the country

7/13/2020: tarsalgia- a pain in the foot

7/10/2020: autochthonous- native or indigenous

7/9/2020: opprobrious- expressing scorn, disgrace, or contempt

7/8/2020: anodyne- 1) not likely to provoke dissent or offense 2)  pain killing drug

7/7/2020: ague- a feverish like fit marked by paroxysmal chills

7/6/2020: refocillation- total refreshment, revival, or revitalization

7/3/2020: outrecuidance- egomania, arrogance, or gross conceit

7/2/2020: nucivorous- nut eating

07/01/2020: lanceolate- shaped like a lance-head I.e. three times as long as it is broad

6/30/2020: mete- (v) to distribute or allot; (n) a mark or boundary

6/29/2020: anachronism- a thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists

6/26/2020: expergefaction- an awakening

6/25/2020: mycophagy- the eating of fungi

6/23/2020: funambulist- a tightrope walker

6/22/2020: aberrant- departing from an accepted standard

6/19/2020: margaritaceous- pearly or resembling mother of pearl

6/18/2020: eschew- to abstain from

6/17/2020: variorum- an edition of literary work that includes margin notes by editors, collating all known views of the text

6/16/2020: engastrimyth- a ventriloquist

6/11/2020: balladromic- maintaining a course heading for target without deviation

6/10/2020: antimacassar- small cloth placed over the back or arms of chair to prevent soiling of the fabric;  also the cloth flap collar on a sailors shirt

6/9/2020: ultrafidian- going beyond faith

6/8/2020: thigmotaxis- the movement of an organism in response to an object which provides a mechanical stimulus

6/5/2020: oxyacanthous- having sharp spines or thorns

6/4/2020: struthious- like an ostrich

6/3/2020: remontado- one has fled to mountains and renounced civilization

6/2/2020: panpsychist- one who believes that everything has a soul

6/1/2020: occultation- being hidden from view; esp. with heavenly bodies