Notehand or Shorthand or Both?

I learned my shorthand from a book entitled: ‘Gregg Notehand’ published in 1960. It doesn’t have the same set of brief forms as the simplified version (for example “n” does not stand for ‘not’ and “t” is not a brief form for ‘at’) yet it is pre-diamond jubilee. Can anyone tell me the about notehand…

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Cross’s Eclectic Shorthand…

Well, George and Andrew indicated in ‘shorthand history’ thread that Cross’s Eclectic would would be a challenge… The textbook for it arrived today and I completely see their point! It’s a beautiful and very compact system. Thankfully Cross is a reasonably good communicator. He needs to be; this one is gonna take some work! Thanks…

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The Diamond Necklace

Hello Everyone, I have “The Diamond Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant written in GreggShorthand. Shorthand plates were written by George Gregg Gingell. Thislittle book was published by “The Gregg Publishing Company” in 1923. Question: Do you want to scan this book and put a link on this website?Also the translation? I have this wonderful book…

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Wikipedia’s Entry on Gregg

I just read the well-written article on Gregg Shorthand on Wikipedia. The article states, however, that Gregg Shorthand is the most common system in Latin America. Is it possible that the author made a mistake with this statement? I thought the most common system in Latin America is the Marti system. Does anybody know anything…

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Devices on Proper Names

The Simplified manual applies all the devices to proper nouns. But I worry that this turns John Donne into John Tain, Gerard Manley Hopkins into Gerard Manny Hopkins, Robert Burns into Robert Bens, and Bertolt Brecht into Bertold Brick. (Suggestions for a British poet with an “ect” ending welcome.) And in some such cases the…

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Online classes

I went to the link that is here Shorthand classes.com but I couldn’t get any iformation on study. Are these classes still available? If so could someone send me the information on them? I would like to learn DJS. Thank you,Michael Pearce (by michaelinjpn for everyone)

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posting bookwants on ebay, amazon, abe…

You can set up bookwants with amazon.com whereby any new listings containing keywords which you’ve specified will cause them to send an email with the books’ details so you can get it. Here’s the link:- http://s1.amazon.com/exec/varzea/subst/search/alerts-fixed-search.html ebay do the same kind of thing called ‘want it now” http://pages.ebay.com/wantitnow/ Sellers can search through ‘want it now’…

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Changes in Gregg

Hi fellows, Gregg shifted from PreAnn to Anniv, and then to Simplified. Who could say what was lost and what was earned in each version? I suppose every new version should be an improvement,but I know that wasn’t that way. Regards, VALO (by valo1969 for everyone)

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An invitation…

This is an invitation for you to visit my site of Stenography: http://www.taquigrafia.emfoco.nom.br   I’m a retired parliamentary stenographer and now a teacher of Stenography (System MARON, a brazilian one).  I have a pupil named Laíse, (Gregg system, adapted to Portuguese) who came to me in order to practise speed.  The second vídeo at my…

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