31 August 2010

Update at Angelfishy

I have added the Anniversary Dictionary to the site for quick reference, and the PDF is text-searchable.  I also updated some text in the s...

Electronic Notepads

Drawing tablets and tablet PCs have been around for some time now. However, new products that allow the use of pen and paper to transfer you...

Intensive Gregg Shorthand by the McCann Method (1942)

I received this from a used-book seller on amazon, one of those annoyingly frequent cases of ordering one thing and receiving something quit...

26 August 2010

Milestone Met

It's rather a small one, but slow and occasionally steady is better than stopped. I finished Simplified Assignment 12 at 60wpm. (Each ch...

Some Young People Who Have Made Good and Why

Here's a small booklet from a pretty good 1917 speech by Dr. Gregg to the students of the Gregg College in Chicago. It highlights the li...

Online Dictation

Every so often (far too often) I supplement study with seeing what else is out there. Today's discovery: http://itunes.apple.com/us/p...

25 August 2010

Anniversary Transcription

There's another people asking for transcription of some Anniversary shorthand written by her father.  The shorthand isn't exactly ne...

24 August 2010

question on Speed Studies 3rd ed.

I'm having a little trouble without the key  :-(     On page 127 the first outline on the second row of "Ten" blend words.  ...

20 August 2010

A Course of Study in Gregg Shorthand for High Schools

This small booklet contains suggestions and a plan of study for Anniversary Gregg, using as a basis the Manual, the Speed Studies (second ed...

The Learner

This is a collection of articles from the September-December 1930 issues of the Gregg Writer, with additional suggestions and supplementary ...

19 August 2010

Acquiring Shorthand Speed at Home

This is a pretty neat article with some tips on working speed. Just replace the victrola with an iPod to make it relevant to the 21st centur...

He Who Hesitates

A pretty good editorial on hesitation in shorthand writing, from the April 1931 issue of the Gregg Writer. Attachment: he-who-hesitates....

Supplementary Lesson Drills

This is a collection of drills supplementing the material from the Anniversary manual that appeared in various issues of the Gregg Writer. T...

Speaking of Mr. Dupraw ...

... here's a small extract from an article in the May 1932 issue of the Gregg Writer, in which his style of writing is discussed. There ...

18 August 2010

Most Used Shorthand Forms

This small booklet, correlated with the lessons of the 1916 manual, lists the 1000 most frequent words from the list compiled by Dr. Ernest ...

Pleasant Surprise

Today, while signing up for NCRA membership (I am trying to become certified as a CART provider), I was pleasantly surprised. In the drop do...