batteries

I was going over some writing exercise in the anniversary manual to regain some “lost” outlines and principles.  In para 226(4) when writing batteries I wrote   . But when checking the correct form afterwards I saw that battery is and so presumably batteries is . I think I’ll stick to my outline because (1) it…

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Forkner Shorthand?

Do you know of anyone who could transcribe Forkner? Recently there was a post on my community Facebook page, asking for someone who could transcribe Forkner shorthand.  It seems that after the passing of his mother, the man found many years of her journals written in Forkner.  He would like to have them transcribed so…

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A Problem With A

It appears that many words beginning with A are outlined incorrectly in the Gregg literature. I’m using DJS so maybe there’s some distinction in Anniversay that resolves the issue. Take the word “attain.” It is written with an A circle at the beginning. Whether it is pronounced with an A as in “say,” or A…

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Morning

In this letter to the wife of his friend, J. W. Paige, Daniel Webster describes an April morning in Richmond, VA. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: morning.pdf

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Down the Mountain – Part 1

The sport of bobsleigh or bobsled has been part of the Olympic Games since the first Winter Games celebrated in Chamonix, France, in 1924. This article, transcribed by yours truly in Anniversary Gregg, explains some of the features and dangers of the sport, as well as some of the experiences of those who practice it….

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Sir Walter Scott and His Dogs

In this selection from his book Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey, Washington Irving describes the relationship of Sir Walter Scott with his dogs. I transcribed it in Simplified Gregg for the blog. Attachment: sir-walter-scott-and-his-dogs.pdf  

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Hello from a New Member

Hi my name is Dawna. I am learning Gregg Anniversary shorthand. I started working with shorthand years ago when I wanted to find a faster way of taking notes. I love the beauty of Gregg shorthand and am hoping that joining your community will give me the motivation to make it a daily habit. I…

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Gregg Shorthand Pins

I have been contacted by a retired business education teacher who has in her possession several Gregg Shorthand Speed Award Pins. She would like to give these to someone who would like to have them as collection pieces. There are a few at 80 wpm and 120 wpm, and several at 100 wpm. If you…

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