Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 30

225 Onward!

225 Water Bottle

Here’s my 225 water-bottle holder I won at a raffle at a court-reporting convention my school held the summer before last. I love this steno accessory!

Nov 30

Dictionary Builder: Kymograph

Kymograph means, “A device which graphically records motion or pressure (as of blood).” Machine Brief: Option #1: kymograph= KAOI/MOE/GRAF Option #2: kymograph= KAOI/MO/GRAF Option #3: kymograph= KAOI/MA/GRAF

Nov 30

Friday Phrases: Blood Phrases

blood cell= BLAOL blood cells= BLAOLS blood clot= BLAOKT blood count= BLAOK blood pressure= BLAOPS blood sample= BLAOFRPL blood serum= BLAORM blood stream= BLAOFM blood sugar= BLAORB blood sugar level= BLAORBL blood test= BLAOT blood transfusion= BLAOFGS blood type= BLAOP blood vessel= BLAOFL blood vessels= BLAOFLS blood alcohol= BLOL blood alcohol level= BLEFL

Nov 28

Stenspiration™

“Like many other colleagues in our profession, I am a perfectionist. I am very demanding of myself. I have a natural drive to work hard and accept challenges. Having a positive attitude and working with enthusiasm and perseverance is a tremendous asset. Having a passion for the work is truly a blessing!” -Tess Crowder (From …

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Nov 27

Practice Audio: Lit and Q & A

This is a great combination lit and Q & A practice. The dialog (Q & A) part of the dictation is repeated twice in the audio. This practice is great for a moderate-lit workout, and a slow Q & A practice. The Q & A part is especially helpful for students who are also working …

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Nov 26

Medical Monday: Otalgia

Otalgia is defined as an earache. Machine Briefs: Option #1: otalgia= OE/TAL/GAOE/A* Option #2: otalgia= OE/TAL/GAOE/YA Option #3: otalgia= OE/TALG/YA* Option #4: otalgia= OE/TALG

Nov 21

Practice Audio: Acronyms

Nov 21

Dictionary Builder: Affined

Affined means, “joined in a close relationship; connected.” Machine Brief: Option #1: affined= A/FAOIN/-D Option #2: affined= A/FAOIND

Nov 21

Stenspiration™

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” -Mother Teresa

Nov 19

Medical Monday: Globulin

Globulin is defined as: “Any of a group of proteins occurring in plant and animal tissue, insoluble in pure water and soluble in dilute salt solutions and coagulable by heat”; or, “Any of several groups of blood plasma proteins, divided into fractions, as alpha, beta, or gamma globulin.” Machine Briefs: Option #1: globulin= GLAOUB Option …

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