Monthly Archive: December 2015

Dec 28

Random Briefs

Congress= KO*NG congressional= KO*NL congressman= KRA*M congressmen= KR*EM congresswoman= KRO*M congresswomen= KR*IM criminal intent= KRINT criminal= KRINL criminality= KRINLT spokesman= SPOEM spokesperson= SPOEP spokeswoman= SPOEN

Dec 28

Medical Monday: Lienal

Lienal means: “Of, or pertaining to the spleen.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: lienal= LAOI/YI/NA*L OPTION #2: lienal= LAOI/AOE/NA*L OPTION #3: lienal= LAOI/AO*E/NA*L

Dec 23

Court Reporter Spotted: My Cousin Vinny

Dec 22

Rules Of Grammar: Conjunctive Adverbs- Part 2 (Briefs Included)

Conjunctive adverbs function like two different parts of speech: adverbs and coordinate conjunctions. Conjunctive adverbs are like adverbs in the meanings that they express. Conjunctive adverbs are like coordinate conjunctions in that they connect main clauses. The meaning that is expressed by conjunctive adverbs applies to the entire clause in which it is contained. Here …

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Dec 22

Legal Vocabulary: Prosecutrix

A prosecutrix is a female prosecutor. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: prosecutrix= PRAOUX OPTION #2: prosecutrix= PR-/TR*IX

Dec 22

Random Briefs

derogatory= DROGT retaliate= RELT or TRAELT retaliates= RELTS or TRAELTS retaliated= RELTD or TRAELTD retaliating= TRAELGT retaliation= TRAELGS prosecute= PR- prosecuted= PR-D prosecutes= PR-S prosecuting= PR-G prosecution= PR-GS prosecutions= PR-GSZ prosecutor= PR-R prosecutors= PR-RS prosecutorial= PR-RL or PR-L prosecutrix= PRAOUX resilient= RILT resilience= RILS resiliency= RILZ or RILTS

Dec 21

Stenspiration™

“Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.” -Edward H. Harriman Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Dec 21

Medical Monday: Vitrectomy

According to the Free Dictionary, a vitrectomy is: “The surgical removal of the vitreous (transparent gel that fills the eye from the iris to the retina).” The vitreous is then replaced with saline. The saline applies the same pressure that the vitreous does. This prevents the eye from collapsing. Machine Brief: OPTION #1: vitrectomy= VIT/REK/TO*EM …

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Dec 18

Rules Of Grammar: Conjunctive Adverbs- Part 1 (Briefs Included)

Conjunctive adverbs function like two different parts of speech: adverbs and coordinate conjunctions. Conjunctive adverbs are like adverbs in the meanings that they express. Conjunctive adverbs are like coordinate conjunctions in that they connect main clauses. The meaning that is expressed by conjunctive adverbs applies to the entire clause in which it is contained. Here …

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Dec 18

Layout Conversion Figures

When measuring margins for Case CATalyst settings, a ruler that has the inches divided into tenths is a useful tool. However, such a ruler is not always readily available. Most rulers divide the inches by sixteenths. Below is a list of figures that shows the decimal equivalents for sixteenths of an inch. These conversions are …

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