Moved from Anything Goes section:
|This morning I was practicing the word lists in Chapter 12 of the 1916 Manual then turned to the 1917 Speed Studies for more practice and was somewhat surprised to see the recommendations for modifying angles in phrases such as might have been or I would have been able. It does seem to me to be an unwise practice as if you are not immediately transcribing the material, you might have trouble later realizing what you have written. Nifty–Boy, any advice?|
Also I noticed the “I” circle in the plates is more the size of an “E” circle than an “A” circle. This I do not find problematic, however in both Anniversary and Simplified, the “I” is more the size of an “A”.
Generally I have the impression that the 1916 version is much more free-wheeling and left to the writer’s discretion than subsequent editions!
|Unfortunately, not really…|