Monthly Archive: January 2016

Jan 31

Practice Material: Sidney Poitier’s Books On Tape

Sidney Poitier Books On Tape

My new practice material; and yes, it is read in his voice. Yay!

Jan 31

Machine Adoration

Machine Adoration

This is the side view of my steno machine:

Jan 29

Steno Fun Fact: The First English Dictionary

According to “The Grammar Bible,” the first English dictionary as published in England in 1775 by Dr. Samuel Johnson.

Jan 29

Friday Phrases: And Phrases Part 14

and I should= SKPIRBD and I shouldn’t= SKPIRBD/-NT and I think= SKPING and I think the= SKPINGT and I told= SKPILT and I understand= SKPINDZ and I understood= SKPIND and I want= SKPIPT and I wanted= SKPIPTD and I was= SKPIFS and I wasn’t= SKPIFS/-NT and I was not= SKPIFNTS and I were= SKPIRP and …

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Jan 27

Dictionary Builder: Phlegmatic

Phlegmatic is defined as: “Having an unemotional and stolidly calm disposition.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: phlegmatic= FLEG/MA*KT OPTION #2: phlegmatic= FLEG/MAT/*IK OPTION #3: phlegmatic= FLEG/MAT/T*IK

Jan 27

Steno Foodie: Chicken Cheesesteak

Steno Foodie Cheesesteak

Jan 27

Legal Vocabulary: Detinue

Detinue is defined as: “An action to recover personal property wrongfully detained; the writ used in such action; also, the act of detaining wrongfully.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: detinue: DET/A/NAO*U OPTION #2: detinue: DET/TA/NAO*U OPTION #3: detinue: DET/NAO*U

Jan 27

Stenspiration™: Success After 144 Rejections & The Greatness In Being Underestimated

Jan 25

Rules Of Grammar: Descendant vs. Descendent

Descendant is a noun that is defined as follows: “One who is descended lineally from another; offspring.” Descendent is an adjective that means: “Proceeding downward; descending.” It also means, “Issuing by descent, as from an ancestor.”

Jan 25

Medical Monday: Desquamate

Desquamate is defined by Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary as follows: “To peel or scale off, as the epithelial cells in certain skin ailments.” Machine Brief: OPTION #1: desquamate= DES/KWA/MA*IT

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