The Land Crab

Land crabs are very common in tropical regions of the globe. Find out a little about them by reading this article, transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: the-land-crab.pdf

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Any South African shorthand writers here?

In the Gregg Shorthand Facebook group, there’s an inquiry from someone with a document in Afrikaans, from 1930, written in shorthand that definitely isn’t Gregg and probably isn’t Pitman. As always happens in Facebook, people are making wild guesses about what it “might” be, but the person posting is looking seriously for transcription help with…

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Hairpins

The Sun, the defunct New York City newspaper, was known for its humorous editorials. This one was published on May 19, 1902. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: hairpins.pdf

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The Baltimore Oriole

What do you know about this beautiful bird? Read this article by the great American artist and naturalist John James Audubon and transcribed by me in Simplified Gregg for the blog to find out. Attachment: the-baltimore-oriole.pdf

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Newbie Questions (Simplified 2nd Ed.)

I’m going to make this a post because I’m pretty sure I’ll be back with more questions. When you write an outline that includes an H dot, do you make the dot first or you make the rest of the outline first and then add the dot, like dotting an “i” in cursive?

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