Monthly Archive: January 2017

Jan 27

Friday Phrases

quite a while= KWAOIL in my experience= NAOIRNS bypass surgery= BIPZ tell us= TLUS tell me= TLM as best you can= SBUK in particular= KBLAR ask him= SKHIM ask her= SKHER this accident= TH-X

Jan 23

Medical Monday: Fovea

Fovea is defined as: “A small depression in the retina of the eye where visual acuity is highest. The center of the field of vision is focused in this region, where retinal cones are particularly concentrated.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: fovea= FOEF/YA* OPTION #2: fovea= FOE/VAOE/YA* OPTION #3: fovea= FOE/VAOE/A* OPTION #4: fovea= FOEF/YI/A*

Jan 18

Case CATalyst: What Are Work Units?

Work units are a function of Case CATalyst that is usually used in network situations when reporters provide daily copy, or take turns using the same computer. Work units are consecutively numbered files that are created as a separate copy while a reporter writes realtime. Meanwhile, the original realtime file remains as one cohesive file. …

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Jan 18

Random Briefs

lifelong= LAOIFNG governance= GOFRNZ continuous= T-RBS bypass= BIPS remand= RAMD activate= AEFKT coordinate= KAORNT sedentary= SDAIR subsidiary= SDAER submissive= SMIFS

Jan 13

Briefs, Phrases, and Legal Terminology From Boston Legal Season 1, Episode 3

jury= JIR I don’t think= YONG sincerity= SNAOERT maintenance= MAINS construction= KRUX this is= TH-S months= MOS forehead= FHED specialty= SPERBLT champions= KHAONS I do not need= YO*FRN contribute= KR-BT city council= SKOUNL officer= OIFR of the= F-T capacity= KPAFT facility= FAEFLT procedural= PRAOERL sexual harassment= SWARMT basis= BAZ disqualify= SQ-F conduct= KUKT eyewitness= Y-NS …

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Jan 13

Friday Phrases

special circumstances= SPERKS make a finding= MAFG Internal Revenue= SBEFRN Internal Revenue Service= SBEFRNS Internal Revenue tax= SBEFRNT Internal Revenue taxes= SBEFRNTS driver’s seat= DRIFRT driver’s seats= DRIFRT not that I remember= NAIRM at some time= STAOIMT mandatory minimum= MARM

Jan 10

Legal Vocabulary: Proscribe

Proscribe is defined as follows: “(1) To publish the name of as condemned to death with the property of the condemned forfeited to the state. (2) To condemn or forbid as harmful or unlawful.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: proscribe= PROE/SKRAOIB OPTION #2: proscribe= PROE/SKRAO*IB

Jan 10

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday: Apiology

QUESTION: Apiology is the study of what? ANSWER: Apiology is the study of bees.

Jan 02

Medical Monday: Sequela

Sequela is “a condition that is the consequence of a previous disease or injury.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: sequla= SAOE/KWEL/A* OPTION #1: sequla= SAOE/KWEL/LA*

Jan 01

2017 Dictionary Challenge

For the past couple of years, I’ve been building my dictionary by using the deluxe encyclopedia edition of “The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary.” In 2016, my aim was to get through the dictionary from my starting point, at the end of the C words, up to the J words. However, I was only able …

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