ergonomics

Does anyone have suggestions? I’ve battled RSI at work for years and am very concerned about my hand. I’ve been practicing quite a lot and lately I’m feeling the strain in my wrist. I’ve already figured out it’s best not to rest your elbow or forearm on anything and just let your arm float (same…

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Russian Gregg

I know that Gregg was adapted for Russian and as someone who knows that language, I was wondering if anyone knew where I could get my hands on a copy of that version. I also know Vietnamese; but, I don’t believe Gregg was ever adapted to it. I’ve already searched online at abebooks and bookfinder.com…

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good text for beginners

Hello.  From the research I’ve done, I think the shorthand version I want to learn is Diamond Jubilee.  Unfortunately, I can’t seem to find a website that sells a beginner-level book for that series, and my local library doesn’t have one either.  Any tips on where I might find this?  Thanks very much. Amanda (by af071175 for…

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Hi everybody

Just wanted to say “Hi,” as I just joined this group. I’ve gone through and checked out most of the posts and I must say that it looks like an awesome group. I’m teaching myself from the 2nd edition of the Simplified Manual and have just finished lesson 8. So far, I haven’t really been…

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1916: Endings for Abbreviated Words

The 1916 manual talks about disjoining ‘r’ for ‘-er’ and ‘t’ for past-tense on abbreviated words and brief forms. But what about other joined-ending derivatives? The last word to remind me of this question was ‘politeness’; is it p-o-l-i-n or p-o-l-i-t-n? Is ‘tireless’ t-i-l? (by routine-sibling for everyone)  

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Letha Sanders

I have been watching the site where Letha Sanders is planning to teach a shorthand class.  The link to send her a message doesn’t work (the email comes back).  Does anyone know when this class will start?  Please contact me at [email protected] Thanks, Nita (by nita for everyone)

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My wife is having our 2nd child!

This week my wife is giving birth to our second child! We are having it at home with a extremely confident midwife. I am learning Anniversary. I can recognize the forms, but I found my real life use of Gregg Shorthand is longer (time wise) than regular writing. So I have really concentrated on learning…

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A problem?

I’m in lesson 11 of the DJS manual. Is it normal for me to read slow? (about 3-4 min. to read a paragraph). I’m really worried that there may be something wrong.(oh and I haven’t practiced writing yet. I still don’t have a good notebook.) (by zekiel13 for everyone)

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Thanks!

Hi Everyone, I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who replied to me with your stories about learning/using shorthand. I enjoyed reading all of your replies and they will be helpful for the project I am working on. Best regards,Lauren (by gradstudent0 for everyone)

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Hello

I am new here. I live in the Philippines and I am currently 12 years old. I want to learn Gregg for some reasons… Anyway, I only have the DJS manual and nothing more(no dictionaries etc.) I am worried because this may affect my learning. (by zekiel13 for everyone)

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