31 October 2004

OLDER GREGG VERSIONS

I am fascinated by the interest that people have in the earlier versions of Gregg like Anniversary edition. I have a book from the 1930s c...

29 October 2004

Great place to find books

Try looking for gregg shorthand here: http://www.abebooks.com/ (by steve for everyone)

27 October 2004

Blanchard's Pyramid Plan

Clyde Blanchard devised a method to increase dictation speed, which is helpful if you are in the 60-120 wpm range, and want to increase yo...

Errors in Anniversary Manual

The first printing of the Anniversary Manual (1929) was delayed and had numerous errors.  For that reason, a second printing with revision...

21 October 2004

DIAMOND NECKLACE in Gregg Shorthand

Gregg Publishing Company produced a number of shorthand versions of literature, among them this story by de Maupassant. "Alice in Wonde...

20 October 2004

F and V

  You're all such smart people...here's my dilemma: no matter how hard i try, I can't write the stroke for F and V. For some r...

19 October 2004

Gregg Notehand on E-Bay

A copy of Gregg Notehand (the first edition) is being offered on e-bay.  This book doesn't come up very often, either for auction or i...

17 October 2004

Random musings about words

Here's a word I like the look of.  I think the word "snowflakes" looks beautiful in Gregg.  It takes a while to write, thoug...