Gregg Speed Practice Online

Hey found an excellent book online. I don’t know if its been mentioned on this site before. The whole book has been put on the following webpage http://chestofbooks.com/languages/shorthand/Gregg-Speed-Practice/index.html The website seems to host all kinds of free books online, but this is the only Gregg Shorthand one. One of the most interesting sections is this…

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Help on Transcription

I hope a kind member will be willing to help me transcribe a short [three sentences + PS] memo that I found among the 1963 correspondence between my then wife to be, JoAnn, and me. The memo seems to be about trying to set up a meeting time. It is undated but was most likely…

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A wee bit discouraged… :-

A while ago I was all psyched about learning Shorthand; then the school year set in and I fell away from it. Now I want to get started w/ it again and the doubts and questions abound: I saw some vids on YouTube and they’re so fluid w/ the writing. I feel like a car…

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New System (Test Ver.)

He can go there in an hour.  I will not go.  Itwould not go well in there.  He will not go there willhe?  At the hour I am going.  Good, I will gothere.  Will he not go?  Are there more in there? Attachment: gregg2.GIF (by kinnem7 for everyone)

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Graded Readings in Gregg Shorthand

Unpacking after my recent move, I discovered I have two copies of Margaret Hunter’s 1919 book. One copy is in pristine condition, the other was clearly used by either a techer or a devout student as phrasing opportunities which were not utilized are circled with the appropriate phrase written in the margin. For instance, page…

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Is smoother really better?

I put this forward. I’ve spent the first six months writing shorthand exclusively with liquid inks, the more they glided over the paper the better. But now if you see on the videos thread I have a space pen (ballpoint pen), I find the extra friction and effort required to make a marking on the…

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