30 June 2008

Additional Vocabulary Practice

Below are three links that I found which I consider interesting and useful for expanding shorthand vocabulary.  They refer to word lists...

shorthand spanish

Tengo los dos libros de la edicion diamante en espaƱol con su clave de respuesta incluida actualmente lo comparto por emule, busquen taq...

Dictation Tapes / CDs

cds to practice speed building. Does anyone have any suggestions or sources from which to obtain dictation materials? Kind regar...

29 June 2008

Confusing O and U?

I often confuse shorthand O and U, probably because the shape of O looks like the longhand letter U. Any tricks to getting over this? Mayb...

28 June 2008

Just started

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27 June 2008

Can you identify this shorthand style?

I'm working on a genealogy project and we've come across some notes taken of 9/25/63. I can read Gregg Jubilee and this is not it....

25 June 2008

My pen holding position...

Will it affect my Gregg? I've gotten used to a very unusual way of holding a pen (All my fingers form a beak-like figure. The tips of my...

24 June 2008

Italian shorthand

Hi guys, if you're interested, here is the link to a video I uploaded on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQinJECnWDc  It'...

19 June 2008

Need help deciphering

Hello. I'm trying to learn shorthand on my own with a Anniversary edition book. I think I'm learning it but I am starting to hav...

I miss you guys

I've been in yet another hiatus. I'm pretty mad at myself for stopping my studies, because if I hadn't, I could've finishe...

17 June 2008

practice resources, television/PBS shows

In general I have found the history channel shows the best for practicing shorthand. In particular a long time ago there was once a 27 e...

16 June 2008

What stops the uptake of shorthand?

Well ever since I started learning shorthand, I have read that in the 20th century shorthand was a secreterial tool, but before that it wa...

15 June 2008

Best pens?

I recall reading a discussion somewhere where 4 top pens or pencils were recommended for best-quality shorthand writing. Can somebody pl...

Shorthand in Spanish

Hi, y'all.  I have started learning Spanish Series 90 since I happen to own the books.  I have to laugh because some of the words yo...