Learning strategies

Hello, since I read the manuals, I have a routine about learning… more or less the same. I’m wondering about a word, the way it has been drawn and I want to check it and I’m looking for it in the manuals. If I can find it, I transcribe the whole text with the word…

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Beginner’s Sample

Thought I’d take a shot at communicating something in shorthand (simplified).  I did write a short note to my 8-year-old daughter in shorthand so this represents my second note.  Here is a link to it: My Second Note in Shorthand I am confident that it is replete with errors, and hopeful that it is decipherable…

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French advices

Hello! A new text in French from Alexandre Dumas fils. Some remarks: I met just once an example of “tutoiement” (in “Études Graduées…”) and it was very far from covering all combinations. So I have to use a little bit of imagination. “tu es” and “tu as” are very common in French so I couldn’t…

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Typing shorthand on a computer

Hello, I see that the idea of creating a font or an input program allowing Gregg to be typed has been floating around for many years. I have dug up quite a few threads on this topic here, most of them quite old and dating back to 2005. Have those discussions ever come to fruition?…

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The Envious Lobster – penmanship critique

I’ve been working on my Gregg for just over a year and with Carlos’ encouragement I’m posting a sample of my current writing.  The text is taken from a collection of poems by Hannah Flagg Gould entitled “The Mother’s Dream”. Any comments about the shorthand is appreciated, especially if you found a part difficult to…

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Few quotes in French Gregg

Hello! Due to the dearth of French Gregg ressources, I try to add few ones of my own. For the moment, it’s just a test for I never posted any picture. So, the first is from Nicholas Machiavel, the next three ones are from Swâmi Prajñânpad, a Indian wise man I like a lot and…

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New Member

Hi, everyone, My name is Maria and I recently started learning the Simplified method about a month ago.  I hope that shorthand will help me take better notes at school and the occasional work meeting.  I’m very happy to have discovered this blog and read the posts from so many interesting, passionate people and I…

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