Briefly speaking, Brief Relief is a compilation of one-stroke briefs for high-frequency phrases encountered by the professional reporter. Conceived by Linda Lee, a woman with a gift for creating catchy briefs, Brief Relief is a valuable resource for court reporters, captioners, and CART providers interested in shortening their writing. With more than 25,000 real-time-ready one-stroke briefs for common phrases, Brief Relief is a useful reference in the quest to reduce everyday phrases to one streamlined stroke. Students will also find the book immensely helpful as an aid to dictionary- building. Write short, write fast with Brief Relief!