Monthly Archive: September 2016

Sep 19

Medical Monday: Eupnea

Eupnea is defined as, “normal, quiet breathing at a rate of 12 to 20 breaths per minute in adults.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: eupnea= AOUP/NAOE/A* OPTION #2: eupnea= AOUP/NAOE/YA*

Sep 16

Friday Phrases

presumption of innocence= PRUNS presumption of negligence= PRUJS substantial doubt= SB-LD sum and substance= SMUBS take into account= TOUNT take into consideration= TAIRGS no fault= NAULT

Sep 13

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday

QUESTION: What is the Latin meaning of the word, “disco”? ANSWER: To learn.

Sep 12

Medical Monday: Enucleation

Enucleation is the “removal of an organ or other mass intact from its supporting tissues.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: enucleation= AOE/NAOU/KLAOE/A*IGS OPTION #2: enucleation= AOE/NAOU/KLAOE/YA*IGS OPTION #3: enucleation= AOE/NAOUK/LAOE/YA*IGS OPTION #4: enucleation= AOE/NAOUK/LAOE/A*IGS OPTION #5: enucleation= AOE/NAOUK/KLAOE/YA*IGS OPTION #6: enucleation= AOE/NAOUK/KLAOE/A*IGS

Sep 12


“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.” -Shakespeare Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Sep 08

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 5

The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.) {Suffix}end= *END {Suffix}ened= -ND {Suffix}ent= *ENT {Suffix}eous= YUS {Suffix}er= *ER {Suffix}erable= *ERBL {Suffix}ers= *ERS {Suffix}es= *ES {Suffix}ese= AO*EZ {Suffix}esque= *EFK {Suffix}est= EFT {Suffix}et= *ET

Sep 07

Rules Of Grammar: Amend vs. Emend

Amend is defined as follows: “(1) To change some of the words and often the meaning of a law, document, etc. (2) To change and improve something, such as a mistake or bad situation.” Emend is defined as follows: “To correct errors in something written.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: amend= MAEND OPTION #2: amend= A/MEND …

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Sep 07

Dictionary Builder: Perfidy

Perfidy is defined as: “The act of betraying someone or something. The state of not being loyal.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: perfidy= PER/FA/D*I OPTION #2: perfidy= PER/FA/DAO*E

Sep 02

Friday Phrases

text message= TMEFJ text messages= TMEFJS when I think of= WHIFNG when I think of the= WHIFNGT vocational school= VAOL trade school= TRAOL thank you, Judge= THAUJ as a rule of= SRAOUFL to find= TOFND

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