Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31

Practice Video: What Is A Tort?

I found some short videos, that are less than 60 seconds, that discuss the law. These are great practice videos to get legal terms to become automatic in your typing. Because they are quick blurbs, they can be repeated several times and help to reinforce some legal briefs and phrases. This video explains what a …

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Jan 31

Dictionary Builder: Pusillanimous

Pusillanimous is defined as “lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint-hearted; timid.” Machine Brief: Option #1: pusillanimous= PAOUS/LAN/MUS Option #2: pusillanimous= PAOUS/A/LAN/A/MUS Option #3: pusillanimous= PAOUS/A/LAN//MUS

Jan 31

Stenspiration™

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.” -Florence Nightingale Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Jan 30

Briefs & Speed

Here’s a great video I found on You Tube discussing how to pick up speed using briefs. This is encouraging me to continue to shorten my writing as I pick up speed.

Jan 29

Week 4: 13,000 Words in 2013 Dictionary Challenge

Week 4: 258 Week 3: 252 Week 2: 274 Week 1: 470 Entries Total Tally: 1254 Entries Happy dictionary building! Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Jan 29

Legal Vocabulary: Appellate vs Appellant

Appellate is defined as “having the power to review the judgment of another tribunal.” An appellant is “one that appeals from a judicial decision or decree.” Machine Briefs: Option #1: appellate= AEPT Option #2: appellate= A/PEL/AT Option #3: appellate= A/PEL/A*T Option #4: appellate= A/PEL/LAT Option #1: appellant= LANT Option #2: appellant= A/PEL/ANT Option #3: appellant= …

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Jan 28

Medical Monday: Supine

Supine means “lying on the back.” Machine Brief: supine= SAOU/PAOIN

Jan 26

Practice Video: As A Man Thinketh Part 2

Here are some briefs from the video: likened= LAOINGD garden= GAERND or GAERN neglected= NEGD abundance= BAUNS therein= THR-N gardener= GRAERN or GRAERND useful= AOUF manifest= MEFT environment= VAOIRMT element= L-MT arrangement= ARMT spiritual= SPIRL length of time= LEFNGT ultimate= ULT suddenly= SULD vicious= VIRBS inclination= KBLINGS

Jan 25

Friday Phrases

alcoholic beverage= KHOB fractured arm= FR-RM fractured leg= FR-LG from the= FR-T from the evidence= FRAEFTD medical malpractice= M*M malpractice insurance= M-PS malpractice lawsuit= M-PT half hour= HAUF half an hour= HAUR or HAUFN disorderly conduct= DORKT take the stand= TAND

Jan 25

Stenspiration™

“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” -Mahatma Gandhi Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

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