Those Amazing Sleepers

The phenomenon of estivation, or summer dormancy for survival during hot and dry periods, is observed in various animal species. This article, transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly, highlights some examples. Attachment: those-amazing-sleepers.pdf

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Words not in my dictionary

There are a few words which are not in my (Anniversary) dictionary that I’ve been puzzling over this week, and thought I would share with the group for advice. The first is “worthwhile”.  I think it can be written “u-u-th-i”, which is just “worth” with an I on the end.  Trying to put an “L”…

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Creating a Shorthand Club

Hello everyone, I’m planning on creating a shorthand club at my college and have managed to find a few people interested in it. However, I still need at least five members, including myself, in order to form it. My main question is this: what is the best way to get people interested in shorthand? In…

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The Boy Who Plunged Over Niagara

This story by American editor and writer Lawrence Elliott describes the “Miracle at Niagara.” Find out what happened that day by reading this account of the events, here transcribed by yours truly in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: the-boy-who-plunged-over-niagara.pdf

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Oh, See Mother Run!

This is an entertaining story for adults, written in the style of a children’s basic reader, here transcribed in Simplified Gregg by me for the blog. Attachment: oh-see-mother-run.pdf

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Australian Shorthand History

Greetings. I have been researching and writing the history of shorthand in Australia over the last couple of years. So, I am happy to say that my book on this topic was released two weeks ago. Entitled “With Pencils Poised….A History of Shorthand in Australia”, it is now available from bookstores and online in Australia,…

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