30 October 2005

Hello to all--

Greetings, all: Delighted to have found this forum! I'm probably the only guy I know, : -) who's interested in shorthand. My own sho...

Hi to you all!

Greetings, all: Delighted to have found this forum! I'm probably the only guy I know, : -) who's interested in shorthand. My ow...

29 October 2005

What determines which system you use?

Pie Man really started this line in the   "I didn't know anyone still did shorthand."  thread, by saying: "I wis...

28 October 2005

jnt jnd; pnt pnd

I was wondering if anyone has elected to use the original symbols for "J" and "nt" for "jnt" instead of blen...

26 October 2005

Which simplified edition?

I want to learn simplified with no previous shorthand teaching whatsoever. Do I buy the first edition (1949) or the second (1955)? What ar...

24 October 2005

Alternative to slow punctuation notation in Simplified

 Do people really write double underlines to show capitalization?   That takes up so much time.  Also, drawing circles around commas is ti...

What is the most prefered and widely used Gregg shorthand style?

I wanna learn short hand so that I can write in my journal faster, and get my thoughts down as soon as they pop into my head. I'm will...

23 October 2005

Movie about Hitler's secretary

Has anyone seen Downfall the movie? http://www.downfallthefilm.com/ One of the featured characters is the woman who was Hitler's ...

How many good shorthand stenographers alive today?

I'm curious about how many really good shorthand stenographers alive today.  Any by good, I mean maybe at least 70 wpm.  It must be a ...

19 October 2005

Personal Shorthand

Curiosity compelled me to order this book thru InterLibrary Loan. Personal Shorthand--the original version--was invented in 1905, and was a...