The Gift of the Magi

Initially published in The New York Sunday World under the title “Gifts of the Magi” December 1905, then in book form in the O. Henry Anthology The Four Million in April 1906, here’s the story transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly for the blog. Attachment: the-gift-of-the-magi.pdf

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Elven Prince

A short story I told at Open Mic this fall. It’s based on a story I read years ago, that I can’t find anymore, so I don’t know how much is plagiarized vs my own work. Elven Prince — In Gregg Simplified Shorthand The goal is readable for Simplified, but some DJS and Anni might have…

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Green Eggs and Ham

Someone issued a Dr Seuss challenge… Green Eggs and Ham — In Gregg Simplified Shorthand My goal is readable by Simplified. There’s probably some DJS and maybe a bit of Anni (only where it the Simplified version really annoys me). Comments welcome. If you can read it, then I’ll be able to read it years from…

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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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John Maynard, the Hero-Pilot

This is a small story of bravery, written by John B. Gough, who was well known in his lifetime as a temperance advocate and orator. Here it is transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: john-maynard-the-hero-pilot.pdf

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