29 July 2008

Another thing I like about this group

No one uses text messages! We happily use abbreviations and phonetic spelling in shorthand, but rarely use them online. Im almo sprsd tha ue...

28 July 2008

Flash Cards

This is probably _so_ obvious that everybody already does it, I certainly wouldn't call it an epiphany. I wanted to try flash car...

27 July 2008

Bullet items for a to-do list (marking them complete)

I'm learning Gregg to use it in my personal organizer using the David Allen's 'Getting Things Done" method to self-organiza...

In the future... a new Gregg!

I was reading the uptake of shorthand thread about how we need to modernize the system and I came across an idea-- a vision dare I say! The ...

26 July 2008

Learning materials for today

I'm going to try to pick this thread up from the "What's stopping the uptake of Shorthand" thread. My thesis was that a re...

Gingerbread and Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

First a serious question: If you are writing a word like gingerbread on lined paper (or any word with a lot of down strokes), is it pos...

Mum can you dictate for me

This is what I've been asking all day. She's done it a few times but she tends to avoid it like God-worshippers avoid logic. I think...

24 July 2008

Pen repair??

And another question since at least some of the people here seem to be into writing instruments. Does anyone have recommendations of ...

Question about phrasing

I allowed myself to graduate from Chapter 1 of the Anniversary Manual last weekend :-), and I hope someone will help me with a question ab...

21 July 2008

Relationship between Gregg and Leslie

I got my 1936 edition of the Functional Manual Friday.  Thanks, Chuck and others, for the suggestion.  I'm reading the Anniversary Man...

20 July 2008

The gap between outlines

As you start getting faster in shorthand, you look for individual factors that are slowing you down. I have noticed that in the textbooks th...

17 July 2008

I Just Started Simplified...

I just started simplified (yesterday) and the potential amazes me XD. I have been practicing on my own, memorizing the alphabet and some o...

16 July 2008

Writing Practice - Create, format, randomize Word Lists.doc

Attachment: Writing Practice - Create, format, randomize Word Lists.doc (by Carlos for everyone)