I was wondering whether later versions of Gregg improved on something in previous versions or if they fixed flaws in previous versions. The basic trend seemed to be towards reducing brief forms but were there any significant improvements (beyond brief reduction, assuming you think of that as an improvement)?
This article from history.com and here transcribed in Centennial Gregg by yours truly, explains the holiday and the traditions of Thanksgiving. Attachment: the-history-of-thanksgiving.pdf
Another entertaining story by O. Henry from his book The Four Million published in 1906, here transcribed in Anniversary Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: the-romance-of-a-busy-broker.pdf
This essay transcribed by yours truly in Simplified Gregg, is the first chapter of Andrew Carnegie’s book The Gospel of Wealth, published in 1900. Attachment: how-i-served-my-apprenticeship.pdf
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It’s been a long time since I visited. I’ve abandoned Gregg. I miss it, but just can’t keep the lines the right length and curve, and can’t read back my own writing, which is the whole point. So, Forkner. It’s fast enough, and I’m adding shortcuts from Gregg to speed it up. Doesn’t mean I’ve…
I’m calling them combination strokes, but I don’t know what they are really called. (Strokes like nd, det/ted, mn, den, dem, rd, ld, etc.) My question is, are there any rules for words that have more than one possibility for which stroke you use? Words like mountain for example. You could write “m-ou-nt-n” or “m-ou-n-ten.” …
I’ve been googling whether there was a “how do you write…?” thread, and there doesn’t seem to be one, so I decided to start one. Apologies if there already is one that didn’t appear on my searches. There have been a few words that I have been trying to work out what is the “proper”…
This small article in Centennial Gregg and transcribed by yours truly describes the story about the ghost ship. Attachment: the-flying-dutchman.pdf
The infamous story by Edgar Allan Poe, here written in Anniversary by yours truly for the blog. Attachment: the-tell-tale-heart.pdf