Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 28

Medical Monday: Cystotome

A cystotome is defined as follows: (1) An instrument for incising the urinary bladder or gallbladder. (2) A surgical instrument used for incising the capsule of a lens. Machine Brief: cystotome= SIS/TOE/TO*EM

Mar 25

Friday Phrases

few minutes= FAOUMTS freely and voluntarily= FRAFL or FROL have you ever been involved= VUFRBD hearing aid= HAERGD hearing aids= HAERGDZ hearing impaired= HAERPD irreconcilable differences= IRKDZ signature bond= SNAUB signature bonds= SNAUBS

Mar 24

Theory Thursday: Family Members- Part 1

brother= BROER brother’s= BROERZ brothers= BROERS brother-in-law= BROERL brother-in-law’s= BROERLZ brothers-in-law= BROERLS stepbrother= STBROER or STEP/BRO*ER stepbrothers= STBROERS or STEP/BRO*ERS stepbrother’s= STBROERZ godbrother= GOD/BRO*ER godbrothers= GOD/BRO*ERS godbrother’s GOD/BRO*ERZ aunt= AUNT auntie= AUNT/YI uncle= UNG

Mar 23


“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Mar 22

Readback: One Word, Not Two


Despite spell check’s proclamations otherwise, readback is a compound word that exists. Wiktionary defines readback as follows: (1) (Computing) The act of reading data back from a location where it has been stored. (2) (Aviation, telecommunications) The repetition of a message one has received, in order to acknowledge it. (3) The reading aloud by a …

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Mar 18


Yesterday You Said

Mar 18

Friday Phrases: And Phrases Part 16

and just= SKP-JT and learn= SKPLERN and learned= SKPLERND and learns= SKPLERNS and let= SKPLET and let me= SKPLEM and let the= SKPLETD and listen= SKPL-N and looked= SKPLAOKD and made= SKPMAED and my= SKPHAOI and now= SKPOU and of course= SKP-FX and of the= SKP-FT and off= SKPOF and on= SKPON and one= SKPWUN

Mar 17

Steno Style: Luggage & Matching Bag

Steno Style Chanel NYC

Bloomingdale’s, NYC. I love this matching Chanel bag set.

Mar 17

Rules Of Grammar: Paul vs. Pall vs. Pawl

Of course, there is the name Paul. Then there is pawl and pall. Pall has the following definitions: “(1) A cover for a coffin, bier, or tomb, often made of black, purple, or white velvet. (2) A coffin. (3) A covering that darkens or obscures. (4) A gloomy effect or atmosphere. (5) To become insipid, …

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Mar 17


“There are no easy methods of learning difficult things; the method is to close your door, give out that you are not at home, and work.” -Joseph de Maistre Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

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