En longeant les quais de la Seine

In this small selection from his book, Pierre Nozière, Anatole France describes the famous banks of the Seine River in the heart of Paris, here in Sténographie Gregg transcribed by me. Attachment: en-longeant-les-quais-de-la-seine-anniv.pdf Attachment: en-longeant-les-quais-de-la-seine-simpl.pdf

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Suffixes Comparison in Gregg Shorthand

The suffixes -ograph and -egraph are represented by an O-hook and an over-E, respectively, in English Gregg Shorthand. In Portuguese, telegrafia with an over-A loop and taquígrafo with an over-E. In Italian, telegrafo with an E (like the “ing” dot), fotografo with an O-hook and stenografia with a OA. In French, photographe with an O-hook…

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Shorthand… and family and friends

Hello, the other day, I read an excerpt of ‘The basics principles of Gregg shorthand’ where John R. Gregg said how much the support he had received from his sister had been important while his brothers made fun of him and his ‘obsession’. For me, shorthand is a solitary activity even if I can share…

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Yellowstone Notes

This article by Charles Lee Swem appeared in print form in the December 1925 issue of The Gregg Writer. It is a small travel journal of various shorthand reporters that were attending the National Shorthand Reporter’s Association Convention in Omaha that year. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: yellowstone-notes.pdf

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A speedbuilding technique

This is an article from 2009 from a world record holder on his speedbuilding technique: 360 Words Per Minute World Record Holder Shares Methods By Mark Kislingbury Mark Kislingbury, the setter of the Guinness World Record of 360 words per minute with 97.22% accuracy, shares his methods. “What does this champion speed writer say about…

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