Parcel Post as an intersection?

First off, much thanks to whoever posted the Anniversary Vocabulary Builder from 1942.  I think that book is an excellent learning tool. But I have a question on page 79, Section 33, Paragraph 157, on Intersections.  I cannot find anywhere how “parcel post” should be written as an intersection.  I went through the Manual and…

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Curiouser and curiouser

I don’t know if it works like this for anyone else, but I really struggle with recall charts and brief form lists. Seeing a word on it’s own usually gives me pause and I have to either sound it out or try to recall which form it is. But when I read continuous shorthand, the…

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Gregg happenings at school

Today I asked one of the secretaries at school to let me know the answer to the question I asked her, so an hour later she sent up a “Secret note” and when I read it I giggled like an idiot. She signed it like this I couldn’t help but notice she wrote d-a-n instead…

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Really Cool

I’m not sure if anyone out there has seen this website before but I happened to stumble upon it this afternoon. It looks like it will convert text to Gregg Shorthand. http://home.tu-clausthal.de/%7Erzsjs/steno/Gregg.php I think it is pretty cool.

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Anniversay: final -t omission question

Hi, all! This is Erik/Narbleh from the old MSN forum. Apparently it’s using my nerdy conlang blog as my username 🙂 Header 176 on page 98 of the manual explains the exceptions to the omission of -t at the ends of some words, but not why these words need it. It looks like -tent words…

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Tools of the trade?

Just wondering what everyone uses when writing shorthand–pen or pencil. I’ve read that using a pencil will slow you down and to always use a pen, then I’ve read other places about people using a pencil, so I thought I’d see what everyone here thinks about the subject. I’m using a cheapo Bic ballpoint right…

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Gregg Shorthand Rules – a poem

    GREGG  SHORTHAND  RULES Gregg circles nestle inside curves    Or hang outside of angles; They make a right turn on straight lines    To keep from traffic tangles. If one should come ’twixt curves reverse,    Like “lake” or “gale” or “pave,” Just write it on the first one’s back,  The word’s identity to save. To place it…

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