September 19 2016

# 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*

September 16 2016

# 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

September 12 2016

# 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

September 12 2016

# Stenspiration™

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

Love, Speed & Accuracy,

Elsie Villega

September 8 2016

# 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

September 7 2016

# 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
OPTION #3: amend= A/M*END

OPTION #1: emend= AOE/MEND
OPTION #2: emend= AOE/M*END

September 7 2016

# 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

September 2 2016

# Friday Phrases

text message= TMEFJ
text messages= TMEFJS
when I think of= WHIFNG
when I think of the= WHIFNGT
vocational school= VAOL