Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 19

Week 7: 13,000 Words in 2013 Dictionary Challenge

Week 7: 292 Week 6: 390 Week 5: 578 Week 4: 258 Week 3: 252 Week 2: 274 Week 1: 470 Entries Total Tally: 2514 Entries Happy dictionary building! Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Feb 19

Legal Vocabulary: Moot Point

A moot point is defined as “an unsettled matter. An issue that has no value in being answered since there is no longer a need to ask or determine the answer to a question.” Machine Briefs: Option #1: moot point= MAOT POINT Option #2: moot point= MAOPT

Feb 18

Practice Video: What Is Whiplash?

Briefs from the video: whiplash= WLARB painful= PAIFL or PAIFNL traumatic= TRAUMT ligament= LIGT symptom= STOM headache= HAEK muscle spasm= MUFM physician= F-GS pain and suffering= PAIFRG

Feb 18

Medical Monday: Apraxia

Apraxia is “the loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment.” Machine Briefs: Option #1: apraxia= A/PRAX/YA*

Feb 17

Practice Video: As A Man Thinketh Part 3

Here are some briefs from the video: divinity= DWINT imprison= KBRIS or KBRIF freedom= FRAOEM gratified= GRAOIFD harmonize= HARMZ nourishing= NOURBS/-G or NOURBG preserve= PREFRB conscious= KONS insufficiency= SNUFZ deceptive= SDEFPT victim= VIM painful= PAIFL or PAIFNL persistent= PRIFNT measure= MUR prosperity= PROFRPT bankrupt= BRUP complicated= KPLIKTD external= XERNL aspect= SPAEKT dishonest= SHONS or SDHONS …

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Feb 14

Dictionary Builder: Analphabet

An analphabet is a person who cannot read; an illiterate. Machine Brief: Option #1: analphabet= A*N/AFL/BET Option #2: analphabet= A*N/AFBT

Feb 14

Stenspiration™

“Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.” -Washington Irving Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Feb 12

Week 6: 13,000 Words in 2013 Dictionary Challenge

Week 6: 390 Week 5: 578 Week 4: 258 Week 3: 252 Week 2: 274 Week 1: 470 Entries Total Tally: 2222 Entries Happy dictionary building! Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Feb 11

Medical Monday: Diplopia

Diplopia is “a disorder of vision in which two images of a single object are seen.” It is simply known as “double vision.” Machine Briefs: Option #1: diplopia= DA/PLOEP/YA Option #2: diplopia= DI/PLOEP/YA Option #3: diplopia= DIP/LOEP/YA

Feb 08

Friday Phrases

care and treatment= KAIRMT fair statement= FAIRMT child care= KHAIRK degree of care= DREFK health care= HAERK or HAIRK ordinary care= OERK primary-care= PRAIRK or PROIRK primary-care physician= PRAIRKS or PROIRKS reasonable care= RAERK standard of care= STAERK or STOFK we, the jury= WAOEJ weight of the evidence= WAEFD

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