Monthly Archive: March 2015

Mar 30

Ode To A Shorthand Reporter (The Shorthand Gallery)

Ode To A Shorthand Gallery

Mar 30

Medical Monday: Antrum

Antrum is defined by Wikipedia as: “A general term for a cavity or chamber, which may have specific meaning in reference to certain organs or sites in the body.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: antrum= AN/TRUM OPTION #2: antrum= AN/TR*UM

Mar 27

Friday Phrases

neurological examination= NAOURLGS life support= LAOIFPT or LORT Q. You allege= STKPWHRULG Q. You allege these= STKPWHRULGZ Q. You allege those= STKPWHRULGS Q. You alleged= STKPWHRULGD Q. You alleged the= STKPWHRULGTD Q. You alleged these= STKPWHRULGDZ

Mar 26

Steno Resources: Speed Building/Practice Dictation

There’s an awesome You Tube channel that has great speed-building dictation in a wide variety of speeds. The channel name is: Moss4ACI. Here’s the link to the page: https://www.youtube.com/user/Moss4ACI/videos

Mar 26

Theory Thursday: Practice Dictation: Lit (30, 40, 50 WPM)

Here are some briefs and phrases from the video: my name is= MAOINS of the -FT experience= XERNS I think= AOING you should= URBD little bit= BLIT that you are= THAUR to this= TOTS navy= NAEF although= AOL throughout= THROUT interest= TR- politics= PLIKS learned= LERND system= ST-M become= B-K I wanted= IPTD to see= …

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Mar 25

Stenspiration™

“There is no such thing as failure in my life. I just don’t believe in it. It’s very easy to be where I am and always wonder how long it is going to last, instead of living in the moment. I have no fear of failure or of succeeding. I just do what I do …

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Mar 24

Rules Of Grammar: Canceled vs. Cancelled vs. Cancellation

Geography seems to determine whether you use “canceled” or “cancelled.” According to Grammar Girl and Grammarist, “canceled” is the spelling that is favored by Americans. “Cancelled” is the spelling that is likely to be utilized in Britain, Canada, and Australia. Both grammar sources point out that the United States has only recently settled on the …

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Mar 24

Steno Gadgets & Accessories: Massage Pillow

Massage Pillow Covered

Homedics Massage Pillow

Mar 23

Medical Monday: Bistoury

Bistoury is defined as: “A surgical knife with a long, narrow, straight or curved blade.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: bistoury= BIS/STO*ER OPTION #2: bistoury= BIS/STO*EUR OPTION #3: bistoury= BIS/STOR/YI OPTION #4: bistoury= BIS/TOR/YI OPTION #5: bistoury= BIS/TOR/RI OPTION #6: bistoury= BIS/TOR/R*I OPTION #7: bistoury= BIS/TOR/RAO*E OPTION #8: bistoury= BIS/TA/RI OPTION #9: bistoury= BIS/TA/R*I OPTION #10: …

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Mar 23

Steno Resources: Word Pronunciations

There’s a You Tube channel that specializes in word pronunciations. The user name of the channel is Emma Saying. Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/user/EmmaSaying Emma Saying’s channel includes playlists that are categorized into topics such as: Top challenging words, pairs of confusing sound-a-likes, difficult words to pronounce, NBA players, Hollywood stars, historical figures, and even a …

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