Absolutely

Hello, I’d like to know which S is used to write absolutely in Anniversary. I came across absolument in French DJS and was surprised to find out that the S was just marked by making the end of the O-shape slightly lower than its beginning, as in “juste” but upside-down. Soleil is written with right…

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French DJS: Berlusconi

Hello, I hope everybody is doing well in these strange times. I’m posting here a random piece on machismo in political figures. I’ve transcribed it on a steno pad which seems to be the right size (at least it’s the same size as Carlos’s texts). Yet I feel my writing is crammed and I have…

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Lots of helpful stuff at this site

I’ve looked through Anniversary posts and have downloaded quite a few practice books. Thank you to Carlos and others who have contributed things. I’m sure I’ll eventually read things Carlos has transcribed, especially the American history writings. My favorite thing I found is the Reverse Dictionary. When I was going through the instruction manual the first…

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The Dear Departed

This entertaining story by American fiction writer Alice-Mary Schnirring was later on adapted by Rod Serling into an episode of his TV series Night Gallery. Here it is, written by me for the blog in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: the-dear-departed.pdf

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Discovery of the New World

In addition to his short stories Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Washington Irving was a historian. In 1828 he wrote A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, a four-volume biographical account of Christopher Columbus. Here is an extract from Volume I, Book III, Chapter IV, in which Columbus…

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The Lake

From the pen of the great Ray Bradbury, here is the original version of the story, in Simplified Gregg transcribed by yours truly. Attachment: the-lake.pdf

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