Help with Sentence?

Hi guys, I’m trying to work my way through the Gregg Shorthand Manual Simplified and have come across a sentence that I need help on. I get the second half but not the beginning. Could anyone help me figure it out? It’s number five. I think this shows what I’m really frustrated about, which is…

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The Story of Smokey

Smokey the Bear is one of the most recognizable characters on roadside signs, as he cautions us to watch out for forest fires. But who was the real Smokey? How did he happen to become a symbol? This article written in Centennial Gregg by me will tell you. Attachment: the-story-of-smokey.pdf

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Knowledge is Power – Not Wisdom

Modern science has given mankind more power than was ever dreamed to be possible — but can it give mankind the wisdom to use power as it should be used? In this essay by American physicist and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Robert Millikan, he points out that there is a great difference between knowledge and…

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Homemade Gold

The first chemists were alchemists who hoped to make their fortune by turning cheaper materials into gold. This article written in Simplified Gregg by yours truly explains how alchemy helped to develop the science of chemistry. Attachment: homemade-gold.pdf

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New Member

Hello everyone, My name is Beverly and I am new here. I am teaching myself Gregg Simplified. I am just starting and hoping I can get good at it eventually. So far, I find that I am having the most problems with my scale. Sometimes a word will be large and other times small and…

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New Member

Hello everyone, I have been studying shorthand periodically since the 1970s, all self-study. I use it occasionally for note taking.   When I first started learning, I expected that one of the uses would be taking notes in class, but I never really used shorthand for that. When I finally got enough speed to be able…

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New Member Here

Hi everyone! Just thought I would take a moment to introduce myself to the group (I tried to do it on the “New Member” post but I kept getting logged off for some reason). My name is Kelsey and I am a PhD student in Social Anthropology. As part of my research I am going…

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Quick brown cow

Am wondering if there is a sentence (or two) that is documented anywhere that captures all–or most–of the character variations and combinations in Gregg (any version). For example: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog contains every letter of the English alphabet. Having such a tool would put the rules into practice in…

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Interesting Interview with a Gregg reporter

I came across these videos recently and thought members of this group might be interested. Vivien Spitz was the first female Gregg reporter in the US House of Representatives and wrote Gregg at 260+ wpm.  She discusses her background and career as a (court) reporter, Gregg writer, etc.  She was a reporter at the Nuremberg…

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