Location, location, location!

I’ve had this idea brewing for a while, so here goes: As I said in a prior post, Bruce Ford (another member who I haven’t seen in this site since we moved) and I found out we live quite close together.  So we had dinner and have gotten together every so often since then Anyone else…

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Progress Report?

I’m just curious if there are any people that are either studying, reviewing, or maybe struggling with the basic manual, no matter which series. If anyone wants to share which lesson are you right now, what has been your progress, or what is keeping you from finishing the book, I would welcome that information as…

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Confusion – To Ship

I was re-studying Lesson 11 in my Simplified manual with some reading practice this evening and I am a bit confused with the yellow highlighted word. (This picture is not of the entire sentence) but it says “…asked me to ship to her…” [home] is the next word. But, I don’t understand why the phrase…

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Long I and A Following Vowel (Lesson 11) Question

Hi Everyone, I have a question regarding the long I and A following a vowel. The Simplified manual says “Any vowel following long I is represented by a small circle within the large circle.” What is the proper way to write these? Are you writing the large circle first and then the smaller circle inside?…

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Need Help Searching For Book…

Ugh… Ok, getting a little frustrated. I got approval (LOL) from my other half that I can buy a copy of the Gregg Simplified Functional (2nd Edition) manual… But, man it’s almost impossible to know if you’re looking at the correct book while searching through all these site like AbeBooks, eBay, Amazon, etc. etc… All…

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The Story of Gregg Shorthand–1913

Gregg, John Robert. The story of Gregg shorthand :as told by John Robert Gregg at the Silver Jubilee Convention of the Gregg Shorthand Association, Chicago, August, 1913. New York : Gregg Publishing Co., [1913]. I just ran across this gem today, and I don’t see it among any of the shared documents. Is it available…

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Progressive Exercises – Anniversary

Gregg Shorthand: Progressive Exercises – Anniversary Edition (with Teacher’s Key) This was one of “the Three Red Books” when Anniversary Series was launched in 1929. I redid the ruling on the main text. The rules look a little uneven in the PDF (which is strange, since it’s all the same rule cut-n-pasted), but they look…

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Unlinking Google+ from Blogger

When you first join Blogger, it gives you the option of using your Google+ account to identify yourself in Blogger, instead of a separate Blogger ID. However, if you use Google+ to access Blogger, it would show your full name in posts, and not an alias. If you want an alias, you will need to…

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Court Reporting Contest: How fast is fast?

This is kind of fun. I don’t know if it’s already been covered here, but I didn’t find it. In  the course of reading old threads and following links I came across this  video. This shows machine reporting, but this woman shares with us some of how she prepares for contests. How Does 280 WPM…

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Is Everyone Safe?

I’m wondering if anyone knows anything about how members of this group who live in the Northeast have fared the BIG storm? I recall that Shorthand Marc lives in New Jersey, but I don’t know who else is up there. I’m in the Northwest, so it’s pretty calm here at present. 🙂

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