Here’s another interesting find: The Programmed Shorthand Laboratory for Skill Development from Ohio in 1965. I’ve always been curious about these shorthand laboratories, and now here’s an entire document about them. This is available on Internet Archive. I posted a few photos a while back of shorthand laboratories from by-gone days here.
I was wondering if anyone else who who has worked their way through the Function Method of Anniversary Gregg has experienced a dramatic slowdown around lesson 60 when the prefixes and suffixes are added to the lessons. Prior to that I was working at a decent pace similar to what must have been taught in…
I came across this .pdf online. It does a pretty good job showing what a dictation course was like, at least for this Florida school. Advanced Dictation & Transcription by Judy Dominick (1972)
I see that “usable” according to the the Anni dictionary uses a dis-joined “b” stroke. Theory seems to be that dis-joined “b” is for “bility”. Does that mean that “usable” and “usability” are the same outline in Anni? Of course, they are different parts of speech and so should be able to be transcribed correctly…
30 month old N writing Gregg! https://www.dropbox.com/s/35dcou0s5q2dlko/2018-02-18_NationWritingGregg_23.06.41.mp4?dl=0
From Brown’s Monthly, a small narrative about Benn Pitman’s incursion into reporting, presented here in Centennial Gregg by the pen of yours truly. Attachment: how-did-benn-pitman-become-a-reporter.pdf
This article by Frederick Gurtler appeared in the March 1920 issue of The Gregg Writer. Here it is in Anniversary Gregg written by yours truly. Attachment: the-fascination-of-shorthand-writing.pdf
The following selection appeared in James Sylvester’s Paleography. I rewrote it in Simplified Gregg for the blog. Attachment: first-steps-in-the-invention-of-writing.pdf
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