Brief Forms Comparison Chart?

Is there a chart or table somewhere that compares Gregg brief forms across versions?  I’m interested in the differences between Simplified and Diamond Jubilee, but it would be interesting to see a master document that covers all versions. I tried a search and didn’t come up with anything.

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Clarification on Std. WPM

I’ve been reviewing my “Functional Method” Reading and Writing exercises that have the numeric marks every 20 standard words.  What is a standard word again?  I’ve read 5 letters, or 5 characters including punctuation and spaces, some without spaces, etc.  Does anyone know the exact system that Gregg Publishing used to count words?

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Gregg in Hebrew

Look what I managed to get hold of! Very out-of-print, Gregg Hebrew was compiled by Chaim Bar-Kama (who was running classes in it even before the State of Israel was founded in 1948) in two editions dated 1952 and 1971. It’s based on Simplified and goes from left-to-right just like English Gregg.

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Rules for er and r- Beginner Questions

I’ve been looking through the 1916 manual, and I’m not really clear why the rules for expressing -er are the way they are, especially when it comes to word-signs. You can either use can disjoined r. Or you can use a joined r. Or you can use the reversing principle if the brief contains the…

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