Monthly Archive: July 2016

Jul 11

Medical Monday: Demulcent

A demulcent acts as a soothing agent that relieves minor pain and inflammation. A demulcent functions by forming a film over mucous membranes. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: demulcent: DAOE/MUL/S*ENT OPTION #2: demulcent: DAOE/MULS/S*ENT OPTION #3: demulcent: DAOE/MULS/*ENT

Jul 09

Dictionary Builder: Utile

Utile is defined as useful or advantageous. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: utile= AOU/TAO*IL OPTION #1: utile= AOU/TAOIL

Jul 06


“Your life is your spiritual path. It’s what’s right in front of you. You can’t live anyone else’s life. The task is to live yours and stop trying to copy one you think looks better.” -Sandy Nathan Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Jul 05

Briefs And Phrases From The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Jul 05

Steno In The Park: Potomac Playground

Mockingjay Part 2

Potomac Playground; Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. July 2016. Dictation playing in my earphones + 80s & 90s hip-hop and R&B playing in the background, thanks to the park DJ= A great afternoon! [SIDEBAR: Yes, I can get every word, watch a basketball tournament, nod my head to the classics simultaneously.]

Jul 05

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday

What is the only word in the English language that ends in “sede”? Supersede

Jul 05

2016 Dictionary Challenge Update (July 2016)

My goal for 2016, in regards to my dictionary building, is to get through to the letter “J” in The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary by the end of the year. I’m currently still in the “E” section though. Smh. I’m going to have to step up my dictionary-building efforts expeditiously to meet this goal. …

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Jul 01

Friday Phrases

each of the= AOEFPT in an effort= NAEFRT in an effort to= NAEFRTD job site= JAOIT now tell= NOULT little bit= BLIT or LIBLT order of protection= OPD orders of protection= OPDZ

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