28 February 2012

Conversations suddenly go upwards?

Has something changed in the groups? The conversations always used to flow downwards, the way you would read a book - so the newest entrie...

27 February 2012

Worlds Collide

My husband was watching Ultimate Fighting. (He doesn't complain about me learning shorthand,...) He said the translator for a Chinese ...

Donation of Shorthand Materials

Andrew Owen forwarded me the following email from a charity organization requesting donations of beginner Gregg shorthand books. If you can ...

25 February 2012

Online course through UniversalClass.com

While looking around, I found an online course offered in Gregg Shorthand: http://www.universalclass.com/i/crn/33894.htm . From the descr...

20 February 2012

Alice In Wonderland reproduced for about $8

I just received a copy of Alice for about $8 on Amazon...if you're looking for a copy in "paper-form" instead of digital, it w...

18 February 2012

Gregg Newsletter - January 1949

This excerpt from the January 1949 issue of the Gregg Newsletter shows the proposed brief forms in the new version of Gregg Shorthand that w...

15 February 2012

A List of Changes in the New Gregg Shorthand Manual

This booklet was published in 1949 to acquaint teachers of shorthand with the changes in the Simplified series and manual, as compared to th...

Dictation Files, Simplified Functional, Chapter 22 through 24, 40-90 wpm

Many thanks to NewtonPhilip for typing these passages. Each zip file contains one folder per passage. Each folder contains one mp3 at each...

Progressive Speed-Building Tests -- Sound Files

TaDa! A complete set of sound files for the speed-building tests (and a desire to add a feature to the program -- put codes in the text to...

Dictation Files -- anyone using them?

Is anyone using the Simplified files? Will anyone but me be disappointed if the project isn't finished? I'm tempted to restart the...