Gregg Shorthand Mag 1913-1926 on Google

The Gregg Shorthand Magazine is available for pdf download on Google Books for 10-1913 through 9-1926. Volume 6 (10-1918 through 9-1919) is missing. This is the British equivalent of the Gregg Writer Magazine. Please note the following: —The shorthand plates are mostly faded, and many of them are unreadable. —There are not many interesting stories…

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Where the Wind Holds Sway

The Magallanes Region, located in the southernmost part of Chile, is the largest and second least populated region of the country. It consists of four provinces (Última Esperanza, Magallanes, Tierra del Fuego, and Antártica Chilena), and its capital, Punta Arenas, is located in the Province of Magallanes. Its climate is subpolar oceanic, with the warmest…

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Gregg Writer 1903-1982 on the Internet Archive

At the end of March 2021, the Internet Archive published the Gregg Writer/Today’s Secretary magazine Volumes 6 through 84 (9-1903 through 5-1982). This is the entire run of both magazines, except for Gregg Writer Volumes 1 -5 (4-1899 through 8-1903). The good news is that you can download images for all magazines through 1961. You…

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Overly

I wanted to write overly (as in “he was not overly tired”). I wrote the usual o-hook above the line, and then the e-circle ON the line (e-circle as a word-ending indicating ‘ly’).  Thus ‘over’ + ‘ly’: But it looks open to misinterpretation (though I cannot yet think what else it might mean).  I tried…

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Afghanistan: Meeting Place of Nations

American author, Pulitzer Prize and Presidential Medal of Honor winner James A. Michener, well known for his novels, also wrote short stories, non-fiction essays, and articles. In this article from 1955, Michener talks about his impressions of Afghanistan. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: afghanistan-meeting-place-of-nations.pdf

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