Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 17

Medical Monday: Tibia

“Tibia” is defined as follows, by Merriam-Webster: (1) The inner and usually larger of the two bones of the vertebrate hind or lower limb between the knee and ankle. (2) The fourth joint of the leg of an insect between the femur and tarsus. Machine Briefs: Option #1: tibia= TIB Option #2: tibia= TIB/YA

Sep 14

What Does A Court Reporter Carry In Their Bag?

As reporters, and reporters-in-training, we’re always carrying around a lot of bags. People are constantly asking me where I’m off too, as if I’m on some type of perpetual vacation commute. Lol. Here’s what one reporter, Sue Terry, carries in her bag: [SIDEBAR: I love her Sharpie tips.]

Sep 14

Court Reporting Requirements in Tennessee

Next year, the NCRA conference will be held in Tennessee. Therefore, I decided to check out the requirements for working reporters in Tennessee. In 2009, the Tennessee Court Reporter Act was enacted. This Act requires that all court reporters in Tennessee be licensed. To be licensed as a court reporter in Tennessee, a reporter must: …

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Sep 14

Dictionary Builder: Sluice

“Sluice” has the following definitions: (1) An artificial passage for water fitted with a valve or gate for stopping or regulating flow. (2) A dock gate. (3) A channel to drain or carry off surplus water. (4) A long inclined trough usually on the ground; such a contrivance paved usually with riffles to hold quicksilver …

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Sep 14

Friday Phrases

able to= AIBLT be able to= BAIBLT are you familiar= RUFM are you married= RUMD bank account= BA*NGT trial court= TRORT or TRAILT

Sep 11

Practice Video: 4-Voice

Here‘s a great video that I practiced to today. I LOVE practicing to these “learn English” videos. In this particular video there are 4 voices. However, the conversation is spoken in 3-voice; a narrator is also present. While practicing to this video, I used the following designations: The question bank= Elena The answer bank= Agatha …

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Sep 11

Currently Reading…

English For Court Repoerters

“Morson’s English Guide for Court Reporters” By: Lillian I. Morson Readying my arsenal for the great punctuation debates I always seems to find my way into.  Lol. Studying this book once again.

Sep 10

Medical Monday: Amblyopia

Amblyopia, which is commonly known as, “lazy eye,” is defined as: “Dimness of sight especially in one eye without apparent change in the eye structures.” Machine Briefs: Option #1: amblyopia= APL/PWHREU/OE/PAOE/KWRA Option #2: amblyopia= APL/PWHREU/OEP/KWRA Option #3: amblyopia= APL/PWHREU/O*E/PAOE/KWRA

Status update

It feels great to be officially back from vacation. I got a decent amount of practice in amongst all the resting and relaxing…My husband had me practicing to old episodes of Perry Mason during our vacation. It was great practice too. I guess I know what DVD box set I’m getting for Christmas as a stocking-stuffer. Lol.

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Sep 10

Stenspiration™

“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” -African Proverb

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