Monthly Archive: July 2016

Jul 29

What’s The Difference Between A Lawyer And An Attorney?

No, this question is not a part of some cocktail party joke. It turns out there is really a difference between the two titles. The Grammar Bible informs that “lawyer” and “attorney” (as opposed to attorney-at-law) are not interchangeable words. According to The Grammar Bible, a lawyer is someone who conducts lawsuits for various clients, …

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Jul 29

Friday Phrases

took the= TAOKT took it= TAO*KT if you recognize= FURZ did you recognize= SDURZ income tax return= N-RKT income tax returns= N-RKTS as loud= SLO*UD as loud as= SLO*UDZ

Jul 25

The Grammar Bible’s Spelling Challenge

The Grammar Bible By: Michael Strumpf and Auriel Douglas has a very interesting spelling challenge. The challenge is one that was issued by the author’s friend who told the author that he has met anyone who can correctly spell all of the words in the following sentence: “Outside a minuscule cemetery, an embarrassed peddler and …

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Jul 25

Medical Monday: Cephalgia

Cephalgia is another word for headache. More specifically, cephalgia is defined as follows: “Pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: cephalgia= SEF/ALG OPTION #2: cephalgia= SEF/A*LG OPTION #3: cephalgia= SEF/AL/GAOE/A* OPTION #4: cephalgia= SEF/AL/JAOE/A* OPTION #5: cephalgia= SEF/AL/GAOE/YA* OPTION #6: …

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Jul 22

Friday Phrases

in my experience= NAOIRNS this is the= TH-TS this is it= TH*TS first thing= FIRG first things= FIRGS because of me= BAUFM if you please= FUP about the accident= B-FX

Jul 19

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday

What does PDF stand for? The acronym PDF stands for, Portable Document Format. A PDF is defined as follows: “A file format that provides an electronic image of text or text and graphics that looks like a printed document and can be viewed, printed, and electronically transmitted.”

Jul 18

Stenspiration™: Idris Elba

Jul 18

Medical Monday: Effector

An effector is defined by Medi Lexicon as: “A peripheral tissue that receives nerve impulses and reacts by muscular contractioon, glandular secretion, or electric discharge.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: effector= AOE/FEK/T*OR OPTION #2: effector= FEKT/*OR OPTION #3: effector= F*ERKT

Jul 17

Random Briefs

distinguish= DWIRB distinguishes= DWIRBS distinguished= DWIRBD distinguishing= DWIRBG anguish= GIRB anguishes= GIRBS anguished= GIRBD anguishing= GIRBG under the circumstances= UTS United States= UNTS backward= BAURD backwards= BAURDZ background= BAUGD

Jul 11

Rules Of Grammar: Discreet vs Discrete

Discreet is defined as follows in the Webster Dictionary: “(1) Not likely to be seen or noticed by many people. (2) Having or showing discernment or good judgment in conduct and especially in speech. (3) Unpretentious, modest. (4) Unobtrusive, unnoticeable. Discrete is defined as follows in the Webster Dictionary: “(1) Separate and different from each …

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