31 August 2004

Shorthand Doodles!

Does anyone else do this? Sometimes when I see a shorthand word or phrase, I just have to write it somewhere else and make it into a doodle....

30 August 2004

New files uploaded.

New files uploaded. I uploaded a summary of Anniversary Gregg's strokes, beginnings and endings, etc. In case...

Movies with people who used shorthand?

I know there are some oldies, but I wouldn't know which ones... but what are some movies with characters that used shorthand?  Might b...

28 August 2004

Further response

I'm just amazed at the interest in Gregg. My parents were working adults in the 1950s when the Simplified version were being taught, s...

Source for Gregg Books

I'm not on commission for ABEBooks.com, but if you don't know the site you should really check it out.  (ABE = "Advanced Book...

Drill on blends

One of the ways of increasing speed in writing is in practicing curve consonant blends.  Try the following sentence as a warm up: &qu...

Gregg Shorthand LiveJournal Community

If anyone out there has a LiveJournal and would like to join my freshly-made community, feel free! I did an interests search for "gregg...

Response to group

I've enjoyed your everybody's responses. I am, frankly, surprised at how young some of the members are. I wonder how you learned a...

27 August 2004

reactions to shorthand

Throughout the years, but especially in college, people would see me writing Gregg and ask: "What language is that?" I got tired...

Dr. Gregg Cypher

Kelly, you asked what was written on the cover of the Gregg Writer magazine pictured on your website (which is ubercool by the way, and e...

Medical / legal / reporting

I just joined this group, and I'm very excited about it. It's great to see a site devoted to Gregg, especially in a day when utili...

26 August 2004

A fun brain teaser

The following sentence is a classic one for the proper place of punctuation.  Imagine if you were taking dictation and someone says: ...

25 August 2004

Teach Yourself Shorthand

One of the more interesting books in the history of Gregg shorthand is this title in the "Teach Yourself" series, published by t...

23 August 2004

A Few Simple Simplified Questions ;)

There are quite a few little things I've noticed in reading the material provided in the simplified manual, and I was wondering about th...

21 August 2004

Functional Method?

What does that mean?  I decided to learn the old Gregg since I really don't use it for my job.  And I like the old one (even though it...

20 August 2004

If anyone is looking for Centennial Books ...

... there are three up for bids in Ebay.  The bid for the high school text (basic principles) starts at 99 cents, while the set of two col...

17 August 2004

Gregg Shorthand Lives On

Hi all:   I found this site by chance and find it very interesting, as it is an effort to keep shorthand alive, and that is a good ...

13 August 2004

Question regarding "Refresher" Books

Hey all, I know I'm not even done with theory yet (currently on Chapter 19 with about 20 wpm reading speed) but I just happe...

11 August 2004

Spud, The Shorthand Ferret

I tried last night to transfer this drawing into "The Art of Gregg" message board, but it would not even let me type a subject t...

Writing in the Sand

If you've never used Gregg to write with a reed in the beach sand, you will be pleasantly surprised by how natural it feels. Don't ...

Gregg Bric-a-Brac

I know several members collect Gregg books and paraphernalia. What kind of cool stuff do you have? If you like, create a folder for images...

How long have you guys been doing this?

Hey there everyone! I just started doing Gregg shorthand (Centennial Version) a couple of months ago and I was wondering how long the...

10 August 2004

Spelling Confusion

Sometimes while shorthand is still on the tip of my brain, my hand will try to keep spelling in shnd evnaf iv swichd to lnghnd. Am I retard...

09 August 2004

Poll--Male or Female?

I'm just curious how many male and female shorthand writers are on here...  ( by debbiavon1 for everyone)

Newbie

Hi all! I'm to be a freshman in college and I just wanted to give my salutations at the incipience of a journey almost as great, that ...

It's the Get-Away Stroke!

Hello again. Guess I'm not too good at this file transfer stuff. Please open the GetAway.doc file first to read up a little on this gr...

08 August 2004

Shorthand in Peanuts :)

Shorthand in Peanuts :) Just noticed Peanuts in today's comic and he's writing in Gregg shorthand, although some for...

07 August 2004

Promotional Material

I know you have been yearning for an easier way to introduce your friends to shorthand.  The official Gregg Group Promo cards are now rea...

06 August 2004

ggtitgra

ggtitgra ggtitgra (by johnsapp for everyone) 

ggtitlegraphic

ggtitlegraphic ggtitlegraphic (by johnsapp for everyone)

03 August 2004

Simplified vs. Diamond Jubilee?

I've been learning Simplified for a few weeks now, and've just come across its various suffixes/prefixes. I had a hard enough time b...

John Gregg Deaf?

The following link says, in its list of interesting facts about the deaf, that John R. Gregg was deaf.  I would be very surprised if this ...

Numbers in Shorthand?

Do you write out your numbers in shorthand or in longhand?  I know with months and dates it's easier to write the number in longhand (...

John R. Gregg the Man

I was interested to come across the following excerpt from Rider University's history timeline.  I'm impressed that J.R. was more ...