Another difficult pair: Prosecute and Persecute

They have similar but very distinct meanings, so context won’t help. The dictionary says PRSC and PRSECEUT — either outline would work equally well for either word. The official choice makes sense historically. Prosecute is a legal term, and would have been used much more often, so it got a brief form and persecute is…

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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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Death of a Grizzly

This selection is an excerpt from the book The Biography of a Grizzly by British-Canadian wildlife artist and author Ernest Seton-Thompson, here written by me in Anniversary Gregg. Attachment: death-of-a-grizzly.pdf

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Summary of Gregg Notehand

These summary charts may have been posted on this group before, but I couldn’t track them down.  They are found on the inside covers of the various Notehand textbooks.  They are very handy.  For a related chart of Notehand brief forms, click here.  

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Challenge: All the Rules in a Few(ish) Sentences

The Reddit shorthand group (https://www.reddit.com/r/shorthand/ ) has all of the rules in Forkner in 8 sentences, from the textbook. (It’s somewhere on this site, too.) That’s a bit optimistic for Gregg, but it’s a neat challenge. Can we do it in one sentence per group of lessons? Maybe a very short paragraph. Bonus points if…

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Le Trésor du Baobab (part 1) (French)

Hello, here is a nice African fairy tale. It has been written into French by a well-known writer, Henri Gougaud who collected a lot of meaningful stories. I will post it in two parts… For the numbers, I will remove them later… when there will be no corrections to be made. So… by kind permission…

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