Take a look at the inside of the closed captioning operation at ESPN. See why sporting events are considered some of the hardest content to close caption.
[SIDEBAR: “Up to 300 words per minute…” Wow!]
This video is great practice for theory students.
Here are some briefs from some of the words spoken in the video:
follow the law= FLOU
first-degree burn= F-BD
first-degree murder= FMD
fire alarm= FLARM
fire department= FAOIRPT
fire fighter= FAOIFRT
Here’s another word drill from Steno Thing’s podcast. This drill is great for working out any confusion that may emerge when writing words in the “invest, investigate, and inspect” word family.
Here are some briefs from the drill:
Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “estivate” as: “To spend the summer usually at one place.”
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” -Maya Angelou
I found this word drill on Steno Thing’s podcast page.
point in time= PAOIMT
point of impact= POIKT or POIFKT
point of law= POIL
point of origin= POIJ
point of view= POIF
power of attorney= POURN or POERN
Acridine is defined as, “a colorless crystalline compound C13H9N occurring in coal tar and important as the parent compound of dyes and pharmaceuticals.”
“I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath you feet.” -Nadia Comaneci