29 October 2012

Our Vacation Trip

The following selection appeared in the December 1912 issue of The Gregg Writer, as an exercise in geographical expressions. Can you write i...

Can you decipher this message?

The following message was written in code. Can you decode it? Om s trvrmy Htrhh Eroyrt. O mpyovrf yjr p;f dsuomh. #P½½ptyimoyu lmpvld niy ...

Pangrams

Pangrams are sentences that contain all of the letters of the English alphabet. Perhaps the most famous pangram is "The quick brown fox...

The Importance of Proportion

This small article that appeared in the October 1912 issue of The Gregg Writer reinforces the importance of proportion in writing Gregg. A...

Wireless Shorthand

Can you believe that there was wireless communication via shorthand early last century? The following small article that appeared in the Sep...

26 October 2012

The Phrase "On behalf"

I was reading and reviewing some phrases this evening in my manual and have a question about writing the phrase "on behalf". What ...

Green Steno Paper

Hi Everyone, Sorry it took a few days to get this posted, but this is the electronic steno paper I created a while back. I really haven...

23 October 2012

Gregg Shorthand for the Electronic Office

While following escritora61’s link to an eBay auction for a student’s transcript of Gregg Shorthand Simplified , I didn’t find that book (pe...

19 October 2012

Penmanship Template

Penmanship Template I have created a pdf document of the size of a stenography page (6" x 9"), with additional lines between the standard Gregg-rule s...

18 October 2012

Simplified Dictionary

Hi Everyone, Just a quick question. I am searching online (eBay, Amazon, Abe, etc.) for a copy of the Gregg Shorthand Dictionary Simplifie...

17 October 2012

Dictation Files are up, GSF2

Here they are: Gregg Simplified Functional 2nd Edition https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0Bzl8w6VxVz_Eem0ySXMxaDB5VDg/edit I'm not s...

16 October 2012

Constructive Critiquing

Constructive Critiquing Hi Everyone, I am uploading a practice sheet I did today. I purposefully erased the longhand word for each column that I was practicing in...

15 October 2012

Incorrect WPM for Computer Dictation Files

The good news is I'm not struggling with my target speed. I'm struggling with 10wpm faster. The bad news is the time listed in the...

13 October 2012

Up to date phrases

Didn't you ever notice how out dated some of the phrases are in Gregg shorthand readings or fundamental drills? Don't get me wrong; ...

08 October 2012

07 October 2012

Ask, and ye shall receive ... if I can!

With the change to Blogger, I have received suggestions as to what to add to the blog. Two of these are RSS feeds and subscription by e-mail...

01 October 2012

"Dicky" and "Rouge et Noir"

Two chapters from the book "Cabbages & Kings" by O. Henry were serialized in the September to November 1937 issues of The G...

Brief-Form Chart for Gregg Simplified

Attached is a chart of Brief Forms for Gregg Simplified , published in the October 1949 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: brief-for...

Racing the Teacher

This small selection written in Simplified appeared on the October 1949 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: racing-the-teacher.pdf

Frequent Words in Gregg Simplified

These charts published in the November 1949 to January 1950 issues of The Gregg Writer, summarize frequent words used in shorthand written i...

Penmanship Practice - October 2012

Penmanship Practice - October 2012 From the October 1949 issue of The Gregg Writer. Click for a full view.