DJS Rationale

As a newcomer here this year who has enjoyed reading and using the great wealth of material, I have not seen much detail about the rationale for DJS, so I wondered whether these attachments might be of interest. See also these links: Comparison of Simplified and Diamond Jubilee  From Gregg Simplified to Diamond Jubilee Changing…

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“The 12 Rules For Life” — in Notehand!

I’ve been wanting to post Notehand reading material to the blog for awhile now, but I knew I needed to improve my penmanship first.  My shorthand is still not anywhere near as polished as Carlos’ beautiful penmanship, but here is my first offering, such as it is.  Maybe Notehand can be represented now up in…

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The Last of the Wayanas – Part 1

The Wayana tribe, one of the many indigenous peoples of South America, inhabits the Guiana highlands. In the first part of this article from World Health Magazine and transcribed by me in Anniversary Gregg, a French physician who studied this group of natives, Dr. Étienne Pierre Bois, describes some aspects of the life and traditions…

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Higher than Man Ever Was

The X-15 was a hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft that set altitude records in the 1960s, reaching the limits of outer space. It was designed to be carried aloft and drop launched from under the wing of a B-52. In this selection from the August 22, 1960 issue of Life Magazine and transcribed by yours truly in…

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”Almost always” English Gregg…

Hello, in my (unsuccessful) quest of French Gregg ressources online, I found several adresses, most probably known of the members of this blog. Anyway, I post what I found. A list of PDFs, quite easy to take: http://www.survivorlibrary.com/index.php/8-category/125-library-shorthand This one contains also items easy to read: https://archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%27Printed+in+Gregg+Shorthand%27 A list of physical adresses of stenographic librairies:…

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Outline for “electrical”

I write essentially DJS, but have borrowed a few features and brief forms from Simplified and earlier. One thing has always puzzled me – I don’t understand the logic behind the outlines for “electrical”. I believe the outlines are: Simplified – e l / c l DJS – e l / l Centennial – e…

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