Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 30

Steno Fitness: The Benefits Of Jogging

Licensed health professionals discuss the physical and mental benefits of jogging:

Mar 29

Practice Audio: Q & A 170-210 (2-Voice)

I’m a big fan of John DeCaro’s practice audio. I especially love the way he does the Q & A. His Q & A actually has different people dictating along with him so that you hear more than one person’s voice. This is helpful to me because I noticed that I have developed a habit …

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Mar 29

New Words Added To The Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary

Four times a year, the Oxford English Dictionary adds new words. The rapid growth of technology and social media in our society, demands that language grows along with it. How else would we be able to describe the myriad of activities that new technology affords us? The rapid growth of language is the catalyst for …

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Mar 28

Friday Phrases

DEA agent= DAEGT debit card= DERKD credit card= KRERKD highway patrol= HOIPL in your experience= NURNS in your mind= NURMD in your opinion, Doctor= NURPD Miranda right= MIRNT Miranda rights= MIRNTS Miranda warning= MIRNG

Mar 27

Constant Improvement & Keeping Track

Roberto Clemente With Bat

I came across the following quote from Roberto Clemente: “In the summer, I play baseball. In the winter, I work baseball. In the summer, when I get hurt playing. I write down what I hurt, the date I hurt it, and how I hurt it. In the winter, I look at that chart, and I …

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Mar 27

Rules Of Grammar: Queen vs Quean

Queen is defined as the following: “The female ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth.” “The most powerful chess piece that each player has.” “A woman that is foremost or preeminent in any respect.” “The fertile fully developed female of social bees, ants, and termites whose function …

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Mar 26

Dictionary Builder: Asseverate

Asseverate is defined as “to affirm or declare positively or earnestly.” Machine Briefs: Option #1: asseverate= A/SEF/RAET Option #2: asseverate= A/SEF/RA*IT Option #3: asseverate= A/SEFRT Option #4: asseverate= AS/SEF/RAET Option #5: asseverate= AS/SEF/RA*IT Option #6: asseverate= AS/SEFRT

Mar 26

I Love Steno: The Student Edition- Proper Machine Hand Posture

I found this video very helpful. I’ve posted it before, but not specifically for students. It’s great advice towards developing good, fundamental-hand positioning.

Mar 26

Stenspiration™

Oprah’s 10 Rules For Success: 1) Don’t live your life to please others. 2) Don’t depend on forces outside of yourself to get ahead. 3) Seek harmony and compassion in your business and personal life. 4) Get rid of the backstabbers. Surround yourself only with people who will lift you higher. 5) Be nice. 6) …

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Mar 22

Practice Video: Car Accident Briefs

Here’s a great video I came across on You Tube from Moss4ACI’s page.  This video is great practice for car accident phrases and briefs.  It isn’t a speed practice video, although it does include some practice sentences along with the briefs and phrases.

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