April 4 2017

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday

Trivia Tuesday PurpleQUESTION: A hammer and a nail cost $1.10, and the hammer costs one dollar more than the nail. How much does the nail cost?

ANSWER: 5 cents.

Source: I got this riddle from a Business Insider article that asked successful executives what questions they ask potential employees during interviews. This is the question that Jeff Zwelling, COO of ZipRecruiter, asks. In the article, Mr. Zwelling says when he asks the question, he is not necessarily looking for the candidate to get the correct answer. He stated that he wants to see the person’s thought process behind the answer that they give.

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April 4 2017

Briefs, Phrases, and Legal Terminology From Boston Legal Season 1, Episode 7


deposition= DEPGS
anything else= NILGS
emergency room= MAOM
questions= QES
surgery= SURG
as soon as= SNS
witnesses= WNSZ
docket= DOKT
endangerment= SBAIJT
probation= PRAIBGS
criminals= KRINLS
guilt or innocence= GOINS
tenants= TANTS
landlord= L-LD
plea= PLAOE
building= BL-G
electrical= LEBLG
property= PRORT
opinion= P-N
robbery= ROIB
assault= SAULT
possession= PEGS
informant= NFNT
bullet= BULT
precedent= PR-NT
cited= KRAOITD
consent= SKENT
procedure= PRAOER
legitimate= JIT
puncture= PURNGT
inquiry= KWOIR
transcript= TRIPT
conditional= K-NL
compliance= KPLAOINS
intrusion= SBRAOUGS
tissue= TIRB
suspect= S-PT
anesthesia= STHAOEZ
hypocapnia= HOIP/KAP/NAOE/YA*
hypotension= HOIP/TENGS
incision= KB-FGS
recovery= ROIFR
amendment= AEMD
solely= SLEL
nerve= NEFRB
cardiac arrest= KAURKT
solicitation= SLIFGS
ambulance= BLANS
police= PLIS
emergency= M-J
beg your pardon= BURPD
as a matter of fact= SMAFT
plea agreement= PLAOEMT
discipline= SPLIN
stitches= STIFPS
colleague= KLAOEG
pursuant= PRAOUFNT
jurist= JUFRT
presentation= PRENGS
judicial= JURBL
contempt= KEMT
discreet= SDRAOET
casino= KAOFN
influence= FLUNS

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