Monthly Archive: February 2015

Feb 27

Friday Phrases

street address= STRAES for the record= FRORD for the record, please= FRORDZ state for the record= SFRORD state for the record, please= SFRORDZ accident with the= SDWT accident with this= SDWTS

Feb 25

Stenspiration™

“Everything that has happened had to happen. Everything that must happen cannot be stopped.” -Wayne Dyer Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Feb 24

Steno Confession: I’m An Avid Dictation Collector

Steno Dictation CDs 1

#StenoConfession I love collecting steno dictation to practice to. I’m going to get a large memory hard drive to store my growing collection.

Feb 23

New Word: Ussie

An ussie is defined by Wiktionary as follows: “A photographic group portrait, especially one taken manually (not using a timer, tripod etc.) with a small camera or mobile phone by a member of the group.” This is like a “selfie” with a group of people. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: ussie= US/YI OPTION #1: ussies= US/YIS …

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Feb 23

Medical Monday: Medical Briefs

bronchitis= BRAOITS cellulitis= SLAOITS cheilitis= KAOILTS colitis= KLAOITS arthritis= THRAOITS gastritis= SGRAOITS oophoritis= AOFRTS phlebitis= PLABTS or FLABTS neuritis= NAOURTS appendicitis= PAETS or PAENTS encephalitis= SNEFLTS myelitis= MAOILTS stomatitis= STOEMTS enteritis= SBERTS hepatitis= HEPTS laryngitis= LAIRNGTS meningitis= MENGTS

Feb 20

Legal Vocabulary: Percipient Witness

A percipient witness is defined by Nolo as: “A witness who testifies about things she or he actually perceived. For example, an eyewitness.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: percipient= PER/SIP/YI/*ENT OPTION #2: percipient= PER/SIP/YENT OPTION #3: percipient= PER/SIP/Y*ENT

Feb 20

Friday Phrases

expert testimony= X-MT or SPERMT as best= SBEFT as best as= SBEFTS as best you recall= SBURL as best you can= SBUK to the form of the question= TOFGS form of the question= FOFGS Not that I know of.= NAIFN

Feb 19

Dictionary Builder: Parallax

Parallax is described by WhatIs.com with the following explanation: “The way an object’s position or direction seems to change depending on viewing angle. To experience this phenomena, simply cover one eye and focus on an object. Then move the cover to the other eye. Because each eye provides a different viewing angle, the object will …

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Feb 19

Theory Thursday: Days Of The Week

Sunday= SUND Monday= MOND Tuesday= TAOUS Wednesday= WENS Thursday= THURS Friday= FRI Saturday= SATD

Feb 18

Stenspiration™: Chops Maintenance

Since court reporters are often compared to musicians, I thought this quote was interesting and apropos: “I use to practice so much, and I developed a theory that when you practice all the time, you really remember ten percent of whatever you’re working on; the other ninety percent is about chops maintenance. So if you …

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