Phrasing Rules

I recently picked up a copy of the Anniversery Gregg Phrase Book.
This copy was from the Phoenix, Arizona Gregg Shorthand School; 140 South Central Ave.
Glued to the inside front board is a type-written list of twenty-one supplementary phrasing rules either from the school or the student.  I thought I would post them for the group's interest.
1:  't' is 'to' before o-r-l and all downstrokes
2:  over 'th' is 'they' before o-r-l
3:  'n' is 'than' in comparative phrases - eg., more than
4:  'm' is 'him' after a vowel
5:  right 's' is 'us' after a vowel and r-l
6:  'nt' is 'want' after a vowel
7:  phrase 'nt' as 'went' only with 'I  pronoun'
8:  'ls' is 'always' after a vowel
9:  'den' is 'do not' after a vowel
10:  'd-o-n' is always 'don't'
11:  'b' is 'been' after have, has, and had
12:  'a' is 'able' after b
13:  'p' is 'please' with find
14:  'p' is 'pleased' with find
15:  'e' is 'early' in phrasing -  reverse 'e' whenever possible
16:  'how' and 'out' always take the line of writing when they are a whole word - as in "how can, how come, how many, how much", but when used as a part of a word, it cuts the line - as in "ounce, or owl"
17:  'k' is 'call' except before his and upon
18:  'k' is 'week' after s, each, every, few, and several
19:  's' is 'as' when repeated in a phrase - first 's' must be right movement
20:  'ish' is 'sure' when in the middle or end of the phrase
21:  'p' is hope after I, and we.
If anyone is interested there are two other pages glued into the back boards titled "21 Uses (examples) of 'K' in Phrasing", and "31 Uses (examples) of 'P' in Phrasing".
(by edmoonus for everyone)

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