1963 Yearbook Entry

Waaay back in the day, Gregg Shorthand was taught at many high schools as an elective. Of course, that meant that many entries inside the cover of graduation yearbooks were written in shorthand. Sometimes these entries were done a little sheepishly … the writer could express their feelings, knowing that the owner of the yearbook…

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An Island is Born

Surtsey is a volcanic island located off the southern coast of Iceland, and it is the southernmost point of the country. It was formed in a volcanic eruption below sea level in 1963. This article, here transcribed in Centennial Gregg by me, explains what happened. Attachment: an-island-is-born.pdf

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Strange Friends

This is a very touching story about a lioness and an unexpected visitor, here transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly for the blog. Attachment: strange-friends.pdf

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The Unvanished American

This interesting article details the saga of the American bison — colloquially known as the buffalo — in the United States. I transcribed it for the blog in Anniversary Gregg. Attachment: the-unvanished-american.pdf

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Not really a quiz

My writing has been getting worse lately, and before I do some of the drills in Speed Studies (not to increase speed but only to improve clarity) I thought I might show what my Anniversary writing looks like – in the form of a “quiz”. The quiz part of this is for you to identify…

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