Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 22

Friday Phrases

across the street= KAOTS am I correct= MIRK am I right= MIRT am I wrong= MIRNG believe it or not= BLORNT by reason of the= BIRNT cruel and unusual punishment= KRAOURBT degree of certainty= DREFNT degree of medical= DREFM degree of medical certainty= DREFMT

Mar 21

Rules Of Grammar: Maybe vs. May Be

“Maybe” is an adverb that means perhaps. Example: If she calls soon, maybe we’ll go shopping. “May be” is a verb that means possibly. Example: Ms. Long may be on vacation right now. Machine Briefs: maybe= MAEB may be= MAIB

Mar 21

Stenspiration™

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” -Harriet Beecher Stowe Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Mar 20

Video: Pilot Turned Court Reporter

Here’s a video of a pilot who is also a court reporter. He discusses the profession of court reporting and how he got involved in it.

Mar 19

Week 11: 13,000 Words in 2013 Dictionary Challenge

Week 11: 680 Week 10: 307 Week 9: 266 Week 8: 248 Week 7: 292 Week 6: 390 Week 5: 578 Week 4: 258 Week 3: 252 Week 2: 274 Week 1: 470 Entries Total Tally: 4015 Entries Happy dictionary building! Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Mar 18

Random Briefs

atmosphere= SFAER uphold= POELD undertake= N-RK valley= VAEL checkup= KHUP urgent= URGT urgency= URJZ or URGTS smuggle= SMULG sequential= SQENL fender= FERND eyewitness= Y-NS or AOINS extravaganza= STRAFZ extravagant= STRAFGT

Mar 18

Medical Monday: Carotid

Carotid is also known as the carotid artery. It is defined as, “either of the two large arteries, one on each side of the head, that carry blood to the head and that divide into an external branch supplying the neck, face, and other external parts, and an internal branch supplying the brain, eye, and …

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Mar 15

Dictionary Builder: Turpitude

The word “turpitude” means: (1) Vile, shameful, or base character; depravity. (2) A vile or depraved act.” Machine Brief: Option #1: turpitude= TURP Option #2: turpitude= TURPTD Option #3: turpitude= TURP/TAOUD Option #4: turpitude= TURP/TAO*UD

Mar 15

Friday Phrases

call your first witness= KWUFR call your next witness= KWURN caller ID= KAURLD capital murder= KMURD social work= SWORK social worker= SWRORK speed limit= SPLIMT subjective history= SBHIFT take the stand= TAND tell me= TL-M tel the= TELT

Mar 13

Week 10: 13,000 Words in 2013 Dictionary Challenge

Week 10: 307 Week 9: 266 Week 8: 248 Week 7: 292 Week 6: 390 Week 5: 578 Week 4: 258 Week 3: 252 Week 2: 274 Week 1: 470 Entries Total Tally: 3335 Entries Happy dictionary building! Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

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