Tag Archive: Dictionary Challenge

Jan 01

2016 Dictionary Challenge

Last year, I started using the deluxe encyclopedia edition of “The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary” as the main resource for my dictionary building. I was able to complete A-C. I ended 2015 with a total of 160,077 dictionary entries. I made over 47,000 new entries to my dictionary in the last 12 months. I …

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Jan 12

Dictionary Builder: The World’s Most Powerful Brands

The following list was compiled by Forbes in 2014. It is a list of the top 100 of the world’s most powerful brands: (As you dictionary-build, don’t forget to D-define the brand names as capitalized words.) 1) Apple 2) Microsoft 3) Google 4) Coca-Cola 5) IBM 6) McDonald’s 7) General Electric 8) Samsung 9) Toyota …

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Oct 21

Dictionary Builder: The 100 Most Common Girls Names

Here’s a list of the 100 most popular girls names as of May 2014, according to the Social Security Administration’s statistics: 1. Sophia 2. Emma 3. Olivia 4. Isabella 5. Ava 6. Mia 7. Emily 8. Abigail 9. Madison 10. Elizabeth 11. Charlotte 12. Avery 13. Sofia 14. Chloe 15. Ella 16. Harper 17. Amelia …

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Oct 21

Dictionary Builder: The 100 Most Common Boys Names

Here’s a list of the 100 most popular boys names as of May 2014, according to the Social Security Administration’s statistics: 1. Noah 2. Liam 3. Jacob 4. Mason 5. William 6. Ethan 7. Michael 8. Alexander 9. Jayden 10. Daniel 11. Elijah 12. Aiden 13. James 14. Benjamin 15. Matthew 16. Jackson 17. Logan …

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Apr 15

The Importance Of Building Your Dictionary

In this video, CART provider Mirabai Knight, shows the difference of captioning a medical lecture with and without a medical dictionary.

Feb 06

Dictionary Challenge: List Of Bestselling Drugs

I am now adding a list of the top 200 pharmaceutical products in the Unites States into my dictionary, in addition to my regular medical d-defines. The list I’m using contains the products’ brand names, generic names, manufacturers, and medical use. CLICK HERE for the list. [NOTE: The list in the link has been adjusted …

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Status update

Yesterday, I finally finished putting all of the Brooklyn, New York Street names into my dictionary. Now, onto a new challenge.

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Dec 24

Dictionary Challenge: Brooklyn, New York Street Names

This week, I’m working on adding local street names into my dictionary, in addition to my regular medical d-defines. Here’s a link for a list of street names in Brooklyn: CLICK HERE FOR LIST. If you’re not a New Yorker or Brooklynite, you can Google a list of your city’s street names. Happy dictionary building! …

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Sep 26

Week 37: 13,000 Words in 2013 Dictionary Challenge *Goal Reached!*

Week 37: 162 Week 36: 120 Week 35: 400 Week 34: 62 Week 33: 161 Week 32: 65 Week 31: 177 Week 30: 109 Week 29: 247 Week 28: 177 Week 27: 551 Week 26: 764 Week 25: 367 Week 24: 1288 Week 23: 401 Week 22: 266 Week 21: 249 Week 20: 679 Week …

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Sep 19

Week 36: 13,000 Words in 2013 Dictionary Challenge

Week 36: 120 Week 35: 400 Week 34: 62 Week 33: 161 Week 32: 65 Week 31: 177 Week 30: 109 Week 29: 247 Week 28: 177 Week 27: 551 Week 26: 764 Week 25: 367 Week 24: 1288 Week 23: 401 Week 22: 266 Week 21: 249 Week 20: 679 Week 19: 746 Week …

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