Are there recommended measurements for strokes

I’m learning Anniversary from the textbooks on the angelfishy site, and would be happy to have a millimetre measurement guide for strokes. I know some people write a bit smaller or bigger, but practically, I haven’t actually seen any Gregg on paper, rather everything has been from the computer screen so my proportions could be…

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Legal Sten

Does anyone remember something called “Legal Stenography”?  I seem to remember this was a form of Gregg particularly adapted for legal secretaries and paralegals.  It existed in New York State when I lived there, and I seem to remember our teacher telling us it had a lot more brief forms for the legal vocabulary. Was…

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pens

Okay, so this may sound like a rather silly question, but does anybody have a favourite pen for shorthand? For the record my current favourite is the BIC reaction retractable gel pen. (by shorthandworld1 for everyone)

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Secret notes to yourself

I am a month and a half into my study of anniversary and the first thing I’ve been using my skills for is not in fact writing fast–even if after a month of anniversary I could miraculously do that, but to write secret notes to myself that I don’t want others to see. My notes are…

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Speedw – fastest system ever?

Since I’ve resumed my Pitman New Era studies, my attention has been brought again to this system found on the wonderfull archive.org. Was wondering if anybody has heard anything about it or has any opinions? It looks super fast and simpler than Pitman, and maybe even simpler than the older versions of Gregg. It uses…

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Can anyone help me?

I have found some old pieces of paper with shorthand on them, but I can’t read shorthand. I’m just curious what they say. Could anyone help me please? I have attached a scanned file for you. Any help is greatly appreciated!!!! Thanks Attachment: Picture 012.jpg

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Gregg article

Hey Everyone, I’m a freelance writer (and recent convert to Gregg) just getting started on research for an article about shorthand in America. Although I know a bit about the history of Gregg, I’m clueless about its current status: who still uses it; is there a ‘shorthand community’; how has it evolved since the schools…

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