30 May 2006

Shorthand Position in Seattle, WA

Hi folks,   I'm just back from a weekend away (repeat after me:  HOEDOWNS ARE FUN!) and had an e-mail plea in my in-box.  Please conta...

26 May 2006

Gregg or Pittman Shorthand Writer Needed

I am looking for a Gregg or Pittman shorthand writer for a short duration employment session in the Seattle area.  Does anyone know anyone...

Beautiful shorthand--who was he?

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25 May 2006

Jobs which won't exist in 2014

Hi folks, I thought this was interesting on the CareerBuilder site about secretaries. Do you think--of those who will remain--that they cou...

24 May 2006

Where is "Angelfishy"?

Dear Folks, Reading through all the old postings here has been very illuminating.  I note frequent references to the site called "...

22 May 2006

Shoulda coulda woulda

This question will reveal to all the low level of my shorthand skills, but here goes:  in what Gregg book, if any, are contractions dealt ...

21 May 2006

All Series' Brief Forms In Order of Frequency

Apparently MSN doesn't like the way I name files I'd like to upload to this group. Some of you might find this interesting, thoug...

18 May 2006

How to Attain Speed

Im now on the last part of my gregg practice. but im still thingking og the word. i can read easily the book outlines but when i try to wr...

Notehand on E-Bay

There are a couple of copies of Gregg Notehand (1968 edition) listed on E-Bay right now, at quite reasonable starting prices (considering ...

What is a "Corrective Slide"?

Dear folks, A bookmark-size piece of clear plastic with words in Gregg shorthand fell out of a second-hand book of shorthand exercises...

17 May 2006

Early photo of Charles L. Swem

Early photo of Charles L. Swem Dear folks, Did I imagine it or did someone ask recently what Charles Swem looked like?  In an early edition of Gregg Speed Studies, I ...

16 May 2006

before fountain pens

Since fountain pens weren't very practical or in widespread use before about 1884, I'm wondering how shorthand writers managed to re...