Shorthand Doodles!

Does anyone else do this? Sometimes when I see a shorthand word or phrase, I just have to write it somewhere else and make it into a doodle. I’m not a very taltented doodler, mind you, but I simply can’t resist sometimes. The words are given below the picture 🙂 Shorthand Doodleswith this letter, stairwayspirit,…

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New files uploaded.

I uploaded a summary of Anniversary Gregg’s strokes, beginnings and endings, etc. In case any of you are curious about the difference of Anniversary to newer systems (or if you just want to refresh yourself on Anniversary), check out these files in the Documents section. (by thedangerarranger for everyone)

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Movies with people who used shorthand?

I know there are some oldies, but I wouldn’t know which ones… but what are some movies with characters that used shorthand?  Might be fun to watch some… I thought of this because my daily calendar is a trivia one and Gene Kelly played a reporter in the 1960 film Inherit the Wind, so I’m…

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Further response

I’m just amazed at the interest in Gregg. My parents were working adults in the 1950s when the Simplified version were being taught, so that method didn’t seem as dated to me when I was learning it. I’m really impressed with people who have gone back as far as the Anniversary edition: I’ve considered those…

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Source for Gregg Books

I’m not on commission for ABEBooks.com, but if you don’t know the site you should really check it out.  (ABE = “Advanced Book Exchange”).  It’s a Canadian-based business that coordinates used and antiquarian book sites.  A search for “shorthand” yields more than 5,000 titles, and a search for “Gregg shorthand” yields more than 1,700.  Chances are…

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Drill on blends

One of the ways of increasing speed in writing is in practicing curve consonant blends.  Try the following sentence as a warm up: “The band apparently planned to print plenty of bonds to buy the land owned by the blind Indians.” Nifty. The following selection is a great drill in multiple consonant blends.  Start slow first, so that there…

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Gregg Shorthand LiveJournal Community

If anyone out there has a LiveJournal and would like to join my freshly-made community, feel free! I did an interests search for “gregg shorthand” and only eight people out of the thousands of people on there had it listed. And three of them haven’t been active in over six months. It’s quite a dismal…

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Response to group

I’ve enjoyed your everybody’s responses. I am, frankly, surprised at how young some of the members are. I wonder how you learned about Gregg and became interested in it. Brian (by bjb29407 for everyone)

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reactions to shorthand

Throughout the years, but especially in college, people would see me writing Gregg and ask: “What language is that?” I got tired of explaining, so I would just say: “English.” Since medical school, please seem to say: “Oh, do you take shorthand?” And, again tired of the triteness of the questions, I say: “Why, yes….

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Dr. Gregg Cypher

Kelly, you asked what was written on the cover of the Gregg Writer magazine pictured on your website (which is ubercool by the way, and everone should check it out for dictation recordings and entertaining reading material downloadable in PDF format.)  I believe it says Good tidings and good wishes for the New Year Uh…..

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