Monthly Archive: July 2014

Jul 31

I Love Steno: The Student Edition: Things To Do Before Working: Read & Edit Your Dictionary

When attempting to master any language, the most basic and wisest course of action is reading the dictionary for that language. I would argue that the same can be said for steno. You should periodically read and edit your dictionary. I would especially advise reading and editing your dictionary at the point when you notice …

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Jul 31

Rules Of Grammar: Invoke vs. Evoke

Invoke is defined as: (1) To mention (someone or something) in an attempt to make people feel a certain way or have a certain idea in their mind. (2) To refer to (something) in support of your ideas. (3) To make use of (a law, a right, etc.). Evoke is defined as: “(1) To bring …

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Jul 31

Stenspiration™

“You must write every single day of your life…You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your heads…May you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world.” -Ray Bradbury Love, Speed …

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Jul 30

Court Reporter Spotted: Legally Blonde

[SIDEBAR: The court reporter didn't approach the bench for the bench conference.]

Jul 30

Stenspiration™

“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” -Shel Silverstein Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Jul 28

Medical Monday: Adenopathy

Adenopathy is defined as “any disease or enlargement involving glandular tissue, especially one involving lymph nodes.” Machine Briefs: Option #1: adenopathy= A/DEN/NOP/THI Option #2: adenopathy= AD/*EN/NOP/A/TH*I Option #3: adenopathy= AD/*EN/NOP/A/THAO*E Option #4: adenopathy= AD/*EN/NOP/THAO*E Option #5: adenopathy= AD/*EN/NOP/TH*I Option #6: adenopathy= AD/NOP/THAO*E Option #7: adenopathy= AD/NOP/TH*EU Option #8: adenopathy= DWON/PA*ET

Jul 28

Practice Video: Law Lecture- Introduction & Offer

Here are some briefs from the video: welcome= WEM session= SEGS introduction= TROUGS basic= BAIFK concept= SKEPT contract= KR-T formation= FORMGS invitation= VAOIGS offer= OFR acceptance= SEPZ agreement= GRAOEMT distinguish= DWIRB throughout= THROUT topic= TOPK definition= DFINGS contractual= KR-LT obligation= BLIGS promises= PROMS policy= POIL significant= SIG essential= SERB consensus= SKENS correlation= KORLGS context= KEGT …

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Jul 26

Steno Gadgets & Accessories: The Difference Between An Omnidirectional & Cardioid Mic

Jul 25

Stenspiration™

“Working with great people makes you great, you learn a lot; and it also gives you experience and confidence to move on with your own career.” -Nas Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Jul 25

Rules Of Grammar: Incipient vs. Insipient

Incipient is defined as follows: “(1) In an initial stage; beginning to happen or develop. (2) (Of a person) developing into a specified type or role. (3) Beginning to come into being or to become apparent.” Insipient is defined as, “Lacking wisdom. Stupid. Foolish.”

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