March 14 2019

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 17

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}pry= PRAO*E
{Suffix}rate= RA*IT
{Suffix}ration= RA*IGS
{Suffix}rd= *RD
{Suffix}ret= R*ET
{Suffix}ries= RAO*ES
{Suffix}rologist= RO*LGT
{Suffix}rooms= RAO*MS
{Suffix}rous= R*US
{Suffix}ry= R*I or RAO*E

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February 27 2019

Rules Of Grammar: How To Identify A Verbal Phrase


The test to identify whether a phrase is a verbal phrase is as follows: If you don’t need to change the tense of the verb from past to present or present to past in order to change the tense of the entire sentence from past to present or present to past, the phrase is a verbal phrase.

Example: Cooking after doing laundry is exhausting.
Cooking after doing laundry was exhausting.

[Note: You did not have to change the verb “cooking” to “cooked” in order to change the tense of the sentence.]

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July 12 2018

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 16

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}out= O*UT
{Suffix}outs= O*UTS
{Suffix}over= O*EFR
{Suffix}pate= PA*IT
{Suffix}ped= P*ED
{Suffix}pet= P*ET
{Suffix}phobie= FOIB or FAOEB
{Suffix}plasty= PLAEFT or PLA*EFT

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June 7 2018

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 15

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}nosis= NO*EZ
{Suffix}nus= N*US
{Suffix}o= O*E
{Suffix}off= O*F
{Suffix}ology= OLG
{Suffix}ologist= OLGT
{Suffix}on= O*N
{Suffix}or= O*R
{Suffix}ors= O*RS

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May 17 2018

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 14

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}nate= NA*IT
{Suffix}nation= NA*IGS
{Suffix}nction= -NGS
{Suffix}nd= *ND
{Suffix}ness= -NS
{Suffix}nesses= -NS/-S
{Suffix}nist= N*IFT
{Suffix}nosis= NO*EZ
{Suffix}nus= N*US

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December 12 2017

Rules Of Grammar: Pangram Sentence

Rules Of Grammar LogoA pangram sentence is a sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet. An example of a pangram sentence is the sentence that is often used in word processing programs, and other computer programs, to display the appearance of various font types: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

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June 1 2017

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 12

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}k= *K
{Suffix}ka= K*A
{Suffix}key= KAO*E
{Suffix}land= LA*ND
{Suffix}less= -LS
{Suffix}let= -LT or L*ET
{Suffix}lets= -LTS or L*ETS
{Suffix}lies= LAO*IZ
{Suffix}line= LAO*IN
{Suffix}lines= LAO*INS
{Suffix}liness= L*INS or LI/-NS
{Suffix}lizing= LAO*IGZ
{Suffix}lus= L*US
{Suffix}ly= LI

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May 4 2017

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 11

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}ists= IFTS
{Suffix}it= I*T
{Suffix}itis= AO*ITS
{Suffix}ius= Y*US
{Suffix}ive= -FB or *IF
{Suffix}ive= -FBL or *IFL
{Suffix}ivity= -FBT
{Suffix}ization= SA*IGS
{Suffix}izations= SA*IGSZ
{Suffix}ize= AO*IZ
{Suffix}ized= AO*IDZ
{Suffix}izing= AO*IGZ

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March 9 2017

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 10

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}ing= -G
{Suffix}ings= -GS
{Suffix}iologist= YO*LGT
{Suffix}iologists= YO*LGTS
{Suffix}ior= YO*R
{Suffix}ious= SH*US
{Suffix}ips= *IPS
{Suffix}ire= *IR
{Suffix}ish= *IRB
{Suffix}ism= IFM
{Suffix}ism= IFMS
{Suffix}ist= IFT
{Suffix}ists= IFTS
{Suffix}istic= ST-K or ST*IK
Suffix}istics= ST-KS or ST*IKS

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