Elsie

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Date registered: June 7, 2012

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  1. Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Bespoke — January 20, 2018
  2. Friday Phrases — January 19, 2018
  3. Stenspiration™ — January 19, 2018
  4. Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Trammel — January 19, 2018
  5. Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Stanch — January 13, 2018

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Jan 20

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Bespoke

Bespoke is defined as follows: “(1) Custom-made. (2) Dealing in or producing custom-made articles.” MACHINE BRIEFS: OPTION #1: bespoke= BE/SPO*EK OPTION #2: bespoke= BAOE/SPO*EK

Jan 19

Friday Phrases

would you ever= WOUFR right ankle= RAOINLG right ankles= RAOINLGS left ankle= LEFNLG left ankles= LEFNLGS fire truck= FAOIRK fire trucks= FAOIRKS are often= ROFN

Jan 19

Stenspiration™

“An idea or desire, to be transformed into terms of action or physical reality, must be held in the conscious mind faithfully and persistently until habit begins to give it permanent form.” -Napoleon Hill Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Jan 19

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Trammel

Trammel means: (1) Something impeding activity, progress, or freedom. Restraint. (2) A net for catching birds or fish. (3) An adjustable pothook for a fireplace crane. (4) A shackle used for making a horse amble. (5a) Ellipsograph. (5b) Beam compass. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: trammel= TRAM/M*EL OPTION #2: trammel= TRAM/*EL OPTION #3: trammel= TRAM/*L

Jan 13

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Stanch

Stanch means: “(1) To check or stop the flow of. To stop the flow of blood (from a wound). (2a) To stop or check in its course. (2b) To make watertight; stop up.” Machine Brief: stanch= STAN/*FP

Jan 12

Friday Phrases

community college= KMUJ Community College= KM*UJ under arrest= N-RS so I told= SOILT up the= *UPT up this= *UPTS what need= WHAFRN what needed= WHAFRND what I just= WHAIJT then this= THENTS then the= THENT

Jan 11

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 13

The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.) {Suffix}ma= MA* {Suffix}man= MA*N {Suffix}mate= MA*IT {Suffix}mation= MA*IGS {Suffix}ment= -MT {Suffix}ments= -MTS {Suffix}more= MO*R {Suffix}mous= M*US

Jan 03

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Sacerdotal

Sacerdotal is defined as, “of or relating to priests or a priesthood. Priestly.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DO*ELT OPTION #2: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DOE/TA*L OPTION #3: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DOET/A*L OPTION #4: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DOET/TA*L

Jan 01

2018 Dictionary Challenge

Dictionary Before And After Front

It took 3 years for me to d-define all of the words in, “The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary of The English Language,” A-Na volume. This volume of the dictionary has 842 pages. The next volume of the dictionary, which contains the words of the English language from Na-Z, is comprised of 624 pages. For …

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Dec 30

2017 Dictionary Challenge- Finished In The Nick Of Time

2017 Dictionary 1

With about 48 hours to spare, I finished my dictionary goal for 2017. Yesterday, after three years, I was able to finally complete entering all of the words from, “The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary of The English Language” A-Na Volume. This book is the first volume of a two-volume set. After lugging my dictionary …

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