Vocabulary Studies for Stenographers

I stumbled upon a very interesting book published in 1922 by The Gregg Publishing Company. Titled “Vocabulary Studies for Stenographers”, it was authored by Enoch Newton Miner. The book contains the pronunciation, definition, and shorthand outlines of “words in most common use among educated people which frequently are, in different ways, most perplexing to the…

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The Crusader and the Puritan

Before becoming Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Oliver Wendell Holmes was something of a feature on the lecture circuit. This speech was delivered at the 250th Anniversary of the First Church in Cambridge, February 12, 1886. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-crusader-and-the-puritan.pdf  

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Our Duty to be Happy

This is a fragment from the book Days Off by Henry Van Dyke; a gentleman and his nephew talk about the importance of maintaining a positive outlook in life. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: our-duty-to-be-happy.pdf

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The Whistle

This is one of the most famous essays by Benjamin Franklin. Its message is still very relevant in today’s world. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-whistle.pdf

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Smoky Comes Home

The novel Smoky the Cowhorse by French-Canadian writer and artist Will James won the Newbery Medal in 1927, which is awarded in recognition of a distinguished contribution to American literature for children. I wrote a small excerpt in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: smoky-comes-home.pdf

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