Simplified Cheatsheet of Abbreviation Principles

UPDATE: Edited cheatsheet 10/03/19. Changes: Fixed typos/errors, entered missing entries, clarified/made more concise some rules, re-alphabetized some entries that were clumped together. A few weeks ago I compiled a cheatsheet of the Simplified abbreviation principles (as well as some alphabetic stuff that I was having trouble remembering). My copy of the 2nd edition Simplified Manual…

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Gregg shorthand penmanship pointers

Since I took up pre-anniversary Gregg shorthand a couple months ago, I have been using it in my daily life instead of longhand. At the moment, I have not done much dictation, since I have not put much emphasis on speed yet, only correctness of theory, but have tested my ability to take dictation, and…

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Legal Option for sharing (some) copyrighted books

I came across this a little while ago: https://blog.archive.org/2017/10/10/books-from-1923-to-1941-now-liberated/ This appears to be a *legal* option for sharing books that were published between 1923 and 1941, which opens up the possibility of legal digital access to, for instance, the anniversary edition functional method books, which were published in 1936 (and renewed in Oct 1963, dang…

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How do you write….?

I’ve been googling whether there was a “how do you write…?” thread, and there doesn’t seem to be one, so I decided to start one. Apologies if there already is one that didn’t appear on my searches. There have been a few words that I have been trying to work out what is the “proper”…

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Notehand Brief Form Flashcards on Quizlet

I created digital flashcards for Notehand’s brief forms on Quizlet.  It’s another portable way to review brief forms on your device or computer.  Sort of like “old meets new!”   Click here.   Be sure to try out their “space race” flashcard game.  I got up to level 27 with a score of  199,920 before they…

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