The Last of the Wayanas – Part 1

The Wayana tribe, one of the many indigenous peoples of South America, inhabits the Guiana highlands. In the first part of this article from World Health Magazine and transcribed by me in Anniversary Gregg, a French physician who studied this group of natives, Dr. Étienne Pierre Bois, describes some aspects of the life and traditions…

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Higher than Man Ever Was

The X-15 was a hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft that set altitude records in the 1960s, reaching the limits of outer space. It was designed to be carried aloft and drop launched from under the wing of a B-52. In this selection from the August 22, 1960 issue of Life Magazine and transcribed by yours truly in…

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”Almost always” English Gregg…

Hello, in my (unsuccessful) quest of French Gregg ressources online, I found several adresses, most probably known of the members of this blog. Anyway, I post what I found. A list of PDFs, quite easy to take: http://www.survivorlibrary.com/index.php/8-category/125-library-shorthand This one contains also items easy to read: https://archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%27Printed+in+Gregg+Shorthand%27 A list of physical adresses of stenographic librairies:…

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Outline for “electrical”

I write essentially DJS, but have borrowed a few features and brief forms from Simplified and earlier. One thing has always puzzled me – I don’t understand the logic behind the outlines for “electrical”. I believe the outlines are: Simplified – e l / c l DJS – e l / l Centennial – e…

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Witloof – A Delicacy from Belgium

Have you eaten witloof, or as they are most commonly known: endives? This small article transcribed by me in Centennial Gregg talks about how they were first discovered, and gives some hints on how to grow and serve this vegetable. Attachment: witloof-a-delicacy-from-belgium.pdf

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