Rules for er and r- Beginner Questions

I’ve been looking through the 1916 manual, and I’m not really clear why the rules for expressing -er are the way they are, especially when it comes to word-signs. You can either use can disjoined r. Or you can use a joined r. Or you can use the reversing principle if the brief contains the…

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“The Gregg Writer”

I recently purchased several issues of “The Gregg Writer” from 1930s and 1940s.  I removed the pages that were of interest to me, and scanned them for my files.  They contain a wealth of information, such as theory, word drills, phrasing principles, court reporting, etc.  The incomplete issues are:  May 1934, October 1938, December 1938…

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About the Reading Selections

Carlos, Thanks for re-posting “After Twenty Years” with the missing page included. I’d like to make another suggestion. The drop-down tabs for the reading selections allow us to choose readings in all the Gregg series except Centennial. Now that you’ve written up a couple of things in Centennial, could you add a drop-down tab for…

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Derivatives of “agree”

In which direction do we write the loop the words agreeable, disagree, disagreeable, agreement, disagreement? From the shape of the forms I would be tempted to say that it isn’t in the same direction as the circle for “a” would be, that is to say I think it’s written in the counter-clockwise direction, which doesn’t…

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