-sion- vs. -sh-

Hello, My French DJS manual says that -sh is a descending stroke that takes up half of the writing space, and it describes -sion as a “small” descending stroke, which looks definitely shorter than -sh. However the English Anniversary manual says that “The suffix shun (sion, tion) is expressed by sh”. Is there really a difference…

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Pride in Ancestry

This extract about the importance of maintaining a relationship between our ancestors and our posterity, comes from American lawyer and statesman Daniel Webster’s Discourse in Commemoration of the First Settlement of New England, delivered at Plymouth on the December 22, 1820. Here it is presented in Centennial Gregg, transcribed by yours truly. Attachment: pride-in-ancestry.pdf

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The Mayflower

This article from the editors of History.com explains the history of the Mayflower and its role in the settlement of the New World. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-mayflower.pdf

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Trick-or-treating

Here is the first section of the Wikipedia entry for Trick-or-treating, transcribed in Anniversary.  I was consciously trying to fit everything on one  page, so the outlines are sometimes a bit close together. Enjoy! Attachment: trick-or-treating.pdf

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indissociable

Hello, I’m not sure if this is a word in English too, but I can’t figure out how to write indissociable according to DJS theory (I’d be interested in how other series write it too). I know that dis- is just D-S, so indiss- would probably be ind-blend+S, but then there’s an O right after it,…

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Introduction and Shorthand Dictionaries

Hello Everyone, My name is Alycia.  I am new to the site.  I have to say I am quite impressed with how well it is laid out, the quality of the posts, as well as the informative feedback. I learned Gregg Shorthand back in the mid-1980s.  I had no idea that there were multiple versions…

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