Shorthand Position in Seattle, WA

Hi folks,   I’m just back from a weekend away (repeat after me:  HOEDOWNS ARE FUN!) and had an e-mail plea in my in-box.  Please contact Roger directly if you are interested; his e-mail is listed below. . . .   Marc   We are looking for a skilled pen writer for a short employment…

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Jobs which won’t exist in 2014

Hi folks, I thought this was interesting on the CareerBuilder site about secretaries. Do you think–of those who will remain–that they could benefit from shorthand skills? Marc Jobs That May No Longer Exist by 2014Kate Lorenz, CareerBuilder.com EditorWhile America’s job outlook is healthy and many industries are projected to grow in the coming years, there…

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Where is “Angelfishy”?

Dear Folks, Reading through all the old postings here has been very illuminating.  I note frequent references to the site called “Angelfishy” and I notice that on other sites there are links to it; however, I have not been able to access it.  Every time I try to click on the hyperlink, I get a message…

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Shoulda coulda woulda

This question will reveal to all the low level of my shorthand skills, but here goes:  in what Gregg book, if any, are contractions dealt with?  “Wouldn’t have; didn’t like; should’ve gone; she’ll know; we’re here” etc.  I don’t seem to find the issue addressed per se in the early books, and maybe I don’t…

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How to Attain Speed

Im now on the last part of my gregg practice. but im still thingking og the word. i can read easily the book outlines but when i try to write it feels si hard i also slight memorize of brief forms should i memorize it all and practice everyday. how i can be benefit  (by…

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Notehand on E-Bay

There are a couple of copies of Gregg Notehand (1968 edition) listed on E-Bay right now, at quite reasonable starting prices (considering this book usually sells for $30+ in the used-book market.) Just a “heads up”–I have no connection to the seller. Alex (by alex for everyone)

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What is a “Corrective Slide”?

Dear folks, A bookmark-size piece of clear plastic with words in Gregg shorthand fell out of a second-hand book of shorthand exercises I was looking at on my shelves.  The caption on the top says “Gregg Shorthand Corrective Slide” but is puzzling to me.  Has anyone ever seen one of these gizmos before, and if…

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