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I recently purchased several issues of “The Gregg Writer” from 1930s and 1940s. I removed the pages that were of interest to me, and scanned them for my files. They contain a wealth of information, such as theory, word drills, phrasing principles, court reporting, etc. The incomplete issues are: May 1934, October 1938, December 1938…
I’ve retypeset the Q’s and A’s of Shorthand Theory. I’ve added hyperlinks to the contents. There are some spacing issues that I haven’t figured out yet. I’ve added some forms that I wrote (page 91), but I’m not sure of the best way to go about this. What do you think? qa-shorthand.pdf Edit: updated post…
Does anyone know the fonts used in the various Gregg publications, for instance the Gregg Writer, the Pre-Anniversary and Anniversary manuals, the Q’s and A’s of Shorthand Theory?
The Q’s and A’s of Shorthand Theory mentions the expression he-was-in-there (answer 65). How would this expression be written? With a jog between n and th?
How come the Pre-Anniversary rules for omitting “of the” (paragraph 84) and “to” (paragraph 86) and for indicating “ing” (paragraph 152) were removed in Anniversary?
How would you write “fired” in Anniversary? Joining the d to the reversed i seems awkward.
The loop in the phrase “I had” is written in a clockwise motion, correct?
Here is this wonderful modern fable by the American humorist James Thurber and written by me in Centennial for the blog. Attachment: the-unicorn-in-the-garden.pdf
The famous explorer, Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, wrote several books and articles describing his explorations in Antarctica, the coldest part of our planet. In the book “Alone”, he tells of the four and a half months he spent by himself on the Ross Ice Barrier. Living in a hut beneath the surface of ice…