Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 22

Dictionary Builder: Obstreperous

Obstreperous is defined as “noisy and difficult to control.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: obstreperous= OB/STREP/R*US OPTION #2: obstreperous= OB/STREP/*ER/R*US OPTION #3: obstreperous= OB/STREP/PER/R*US

Jul 21

Rules Of Grammar: Deprived vs. Depraved

Deprived is defined as “suffering a severe and damaging lack of basic material and cultural benefits.” Depraved means “morally corrupt; wicked.” Machine Briefs: deprived= DPRAOIFD depraved= DPRAIFD

Jul 21

Stenspiration™

“Determination and perseverance move the world. Thinking someone else will do it with you is a sure way to fail.” -Marva Collins Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Jul 20

Case CATalyst: Spell Check Checks More Than Spelling

The spell check option in Case CATalyst can check for more than just spelling errors. The spell check function allows you to check for a bevy of errors including: Words that are written out in all capital letters, words that contain more capital letters than an initial cap, a combination of letters and numbers, repeated …

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Jul 20

Medical Monday: Catamnesis

Catamnesis is defined as follows: (1) The follow-up history of a patient after he is discharged from treatment or a hospital. (2) The history of a patient after the onset of a medical or psychiatric illness. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: catamnesis= KA/TAM/NA/S*IS OPTION #2: catamnesis= KAT/TAM/NA/S*IS

Jul 17

I Love Steno The Student Edition: The Importance Of Practicing The Right Way

Here’s a quote from Michael Jordan regarding basketball; however, this quote can also easily be applied to stenography too: “You can practice shooting eight hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you …

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Jul 17

Rules Of Grammar: What Is A Comma Splice?

A comma splice incorrectly connects independent clauses with a comma. Here are some examples from the Purdue OWL Engagement website: Comma Splice: My family bakes together nearly every night, we then get to enjoy everything we make together. •Correction 1: My family bakes together nearly every night. We then get to enjoy everything we make …

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Jul 17

Friday Phrases

center of= STR-F center of the= STR-FT center of this= STR-FTS in and out= NOUT in and out of the= NOUFT in and out of this= NOUFTS united states= *UNTS United States= UNTS United States of America= UMS if the= F-T if this= F-TS would go= WOG is that you should= STHAURBD

Jul 15

Currently Reading…

Deposition Handbook

“Nolo’s Deposition Handbook” By: Bergman & Moore

Jul 15

Stenspiration™

“Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.” -Jacob A. Riis Love, …

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