30 June 2007

Speed Records - Pitman vs. Gregg

The introductory chapter of the 1922 edition of Gregg Reporting Shortcuts is a long report on speed results of various systems - explaining ...

26 June 2007

Shorthand Heaven

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23 June 2007

The Raleigh Rainbows

Does anyone know anything of a book entitled "The Raleigh Rainbows", (Story in Shorthand) by S. Gertrude Harvey and E.D. Girrioer?...

shorthand manual simplified : key

Hi everyone! I'm new here, and i'm currently learning the Simplified Gregg Shorthand myself from the McGraw-Hill book. I just ente...

21 June 2007

Signed Copies...Rare?

Yesterday I received a book in the mail ordered from Abe (Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to his Son - Written in Gregg Shorthand). I pur...

Crossword Item

The New York Times crossword puzzle recently (No. 0617, which I presume to be June 17), contained the following clue:  "Position that...

20 June 2007

pens, temperature-barometric pressures for?

( by harpersnotes2 for everyone)    If I slightly warm up a pen (leaving it in sunlight for awhile perhaps), ballpoint or felt, will ...

Teach Yourself Gregg?

Being a former Pitman student, I have noted that the Pitman people had quite a bit of success with a series of books called Teach Yourself P...

Taquigrafía Morma

Luis Morales Matus created a new shorthand system for Spanish language, and the method was published in 1926: "Curso de Taquigraf챠a Sup...

Shorthand Written by Dr. Gregg!

There was some consolation in being thwarted in my attempt to dive down the rabbit hole. After H.G. dropped in and we had seen The Rise of t...

18 June 2007

Shorthand Journey Begins

A few times in my life, I have come across individuals taking notes in shorthand. It was fascinating to me as it appeared that they were me...

17 June 2007

Hi from Simplified beginner

Hullo everyone!  Oh, how thrilled I was to stumble upon this site!  (Via the gregg.angelfishy site, thanks!) I was starting to fee...

1916 -rd Ending After f

Does anyone know the recommended form for words such as these under 1916 rules?: offered suffered preferred conferred referred pilfered My g...

Taquigrafia Gregg

I finally got a copy of Taquigrafia Gregg. The copyright/publishing date is 1923. I'm learning Anniversary, and wanted the most compar...

15 June 2007

The Sign of the Four

Have just received this hard-bound volume in pristtine condition and am having a most enjoyable read. The shorthand is definitely pre-Annive...

13 June 2007

cheap Alice in Wonderland on eBay

Alice in Wonderland is on eBay starting at $9.99.  There are four more days left on bidding but you might want to check it out.  I haven&#...

12 June 2007

Shorthand Books for Sale

Hello All, I hope it is clear that I joined this group because of my family history (Astrid Ramsey, platewriter), and not for the pur...

10 June 2007

Searching for Used Books

I just posted a document called " SEARCHING FOR USED BOOKS " to the Document file of this group.  Hope someone finds it useful. ...

SEARCHING FOR USED BOOKS.doc

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09 June 2007

Message about Astrid Ramsey?

Hi, all.  Donald Ramsey posted a fascinating message yesterday about his mother Astrid, who was one of the plate writers for the Gregg com...