Key to the Anniversary Manual

Andrew Owen’s site of course already covers the Reading and Dictation Practice drills, so the only thing useful here is the Writing Practice drills. If anyone is surprised to find a two-page key to the Most-Used Phrases Chart, that’s because later editions of the Manual evidently left out the 2nd page. Andrew has both pages…

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Adobe Illustrator for Shorthand Purposes

I have recently begun getting into drawing vectors in Adobe Illustrator and learning the pen tool.  It is very satisfying to be able to make images of logos, etc., that are defined according to their points and contour, so that when zoomed in, they never pixelate.  Yesterday, I spent about thirty minutes drawing out the…

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Gregg shorthand – Script phonography

Hello. Surfing on the Internet for my own research about the history of shorthand I found such a book: http://www.archive.org/stream/scriptphonograph00maloiala#page/3/mode/1up It looks just like Gregg’s, but strokes/curves are matched to another consonants. But the rules, as just discussed circle rotation, look the same. It was first published at 1885. So, it looks like J. R….

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Digitizing Books in Gregg Shorthand

I tried to post all of the links and details here, but this site won’t let me post everything.  Here is a Facebook page link to work that I did to get a few Gregg Shorthand books digitized from library collections.  So far, I paid to digitize: –The Sign of the Four (1919?  The only…

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Shorthand Book Questions

Hi All, I have been searching for Gregg books in used book sites and the library and found a couple that are interesting and I wanted to ask if anyone knew about them.  (I am wondering whether to buy them sight unseen.) There is a Gregg Shorthand Manual – Functional Method that has a publish…

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