Blue River in the Sea

What do you know about the Gulf Stream? This article by American economist A. H. Z. Carr and transcribed in Centennial Gregg by me describes this phenomenon and its importance. Attachment: blue-river-in-the-sea.pdf 

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Sentinels of the Wilds

American poet and educator Archibald Rutledge describes the habits of some wild pack animals in this essay, here transcribed in Anniversary Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: sentinels-of-the-wilds.pdf

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Hoofs on the Prairie

In this selection from his book Hear Me, My Chiefs!, American journalist, naturalist, and novelist Herbert Ravenel Sass describes the history of the mustangs, the free-roaming horse of the Western United States. I transcribed it in Simplified Gregg for the blog. Attachment: hoofs-on-the-prairie.pdf

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Man Overboard

This entertaining story was based on a real event that happened to the Captain of this ship. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: man-overboard.pdf

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Reporting shortcuts and alternative outlines

I remember years ago there was a post with an attachment showing many alternative forms for words and phrases.  A few examples I can remember are [ta] for “take”, [tan] for “taken”, [u] for “through”.  There was congressional reporter vocabulary as well, and the document looked like it was typed on 8.5 x 11 inch…

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