Paper / Pen / Ink Combos for Shorthand

I’m curious what everyone’s favorite shorthand-writing tools are?  I’ve always enjoyed fountain pens (especially  with Noodler’s permanent inks) but I don’t always find them speed-oriented. Lately I’ve been playing with gel pens, to see how I like those for note-taking.  I’ve been trying out a Uni-Ball #207, which came highly recommended for its permanence and…

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Programmed Shorthand Laboratory for Skill Development

Here’s another interesting find:  The Programmed Shorthand Laboratory for Skill Development from Ohio in 1965.  I’ve always been curious about these shorthand laboratories, and now here’s an entire document about them.  This is available on Internet Archive.  I posted a few photos a while back of shorthand laboratories from by-gone days here.

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Shorthand Sightings on the Web

  I came across a couple of blogs that had recent articles about shorthand.  The first one is about using shorthand to write a novel: Get Your Story in Hand Using Shorthand The second is about genealogy and shorthand: WRITING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY-IN SHORTHAND? Happy reading!  

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Notehand Bingo fun

My kids are finally far enough along in the Notehand textbook that they can play the Notehand Bingo game I created for them last year.  Anyway, I had a little fun today making a box for all the bingo supplies.  Just thought I’d share.    

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