27 December 2012

I have returned

Well, I'm done with Finals and christmas (I got an A on all of them, whee!) and soon I shall resume my study of Gregg. I am currently at...

25 December 2012

A more Standard AGS

As I re-reach the halfway point in coding Gregg.Convert(ex-Greggory) (I had to start over in C#), I realized that I needed to have a permane...

24 December 2012

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays I want to make a small post to wish everyone here a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. I would li...

Pattern? Disjoined prefixes are above, disjoined suffixes are below

I'm doing a birds-eye view of Simplified, at least the parts I've done so far. It's a good review, and will help me decipher unk...

23 December 2012

Vocabulary Building Lessons in Gregg Shorthand

This is a self-published workbook for vocabulary with dictation material from 1942 by Mary H. Inglis of Queens College in Charlotte, N.C. Th...

20 December 2012

Wipp (Fiction)

A short work about a strange artisan named  Wipp Original:  http://strolen.com/viewing/Wipp

A couple questions about "modern" words

Is there a recommended abbreviation for PC (as in personal computer)? Would it be an intersection of P and K, from personal and computer? Or...

18 December 2012

The Word Wood

The current assignment I'm studying in my Simplified Functional Manual are the vowel sounds: w , sw , wh . One of the words in my read...

Direct Practice Units for Beginning Gregg Shorthand

This is a "Direct-Method" workbook designed to accompany the first 30 units of the Anniversary Manual. The workbook pages were u...

The Leech Cloth (fiction)

This is something fictional I wrote more than a year ago for a site where we share ideas for tabletop RPGs. I copied a piece of it yesterday...

17 December 2012

An example of my penmanship

Obviously I need some practice, but this is what I have right now. I'm on assignment 6, ch 1. I have trouble forming certain letter...

16 December 2012

New to here, and Gregg.

I just wanted to stop by and say hello and introduce myself. My name is Brenna and I'm in high school and I'm teaching  myself Diamo...

14 December 2012

Wrong Book - AGAIN!

Well, my book arrived today but instead of getting the 1955 Gregg Shorthand Simplified Functional Method 2nd. Edition (green cover), they se...

12 December 2012

Gregg Shorthand as a foreign language equivalent

Here's an interesting little pamphlet from 1926 entitled Gregg Shorthand as an Equivalent of Two Years' Course in a Foreign Language...

The New Standard Course of Gregg Shorthand

"The New Standard Course of Gregg Shorthand" was the working title of the shorthand series that would replace the Anniversary seri...

11 December 2012

Spanish Business Letters

The following business letters appeared in the October 1939 issue of El TaquĆ­grafo Gregg , the Spanish version of The Gregg Writer, written ...

Amazon Reviews of the Simplified Manual

I'm reading through the reviews of "The Gregg Shorthand Manual Simplified (Hardcover)" in Amazon, and while the reviews are mo...

09 December 2012

Search box disappeared ??

Or is is my memory playing tricks on me? Cricket

Shorthand Suite

I read about when you guys were talking about the Shorthand Suite that Tyler was talking about ("SH List Demo.zip"), and I said &q...

Hypothesis: Later Chapters are easier to write because fewer strokes per word

I'm curious if my hypothesis is correct, but can't test it myself just yet. This chapter and last have many prefixes that combine ...

03 December 2012

Google Docs Issue

I'm having an issue with Google Docs/Drive as the documents for this site have lost their sharing settings. I'm working with Google ...

02 December 2012

The Disjoined Prefixes and Suffixes

This article that appeared in the December 1933 issue of The Gregg Writer discusses the disjoined prefixes and suffixes. While the actual pr...

The Alphabetic Charts

This article that appeared in the December 1910 issue of The Gregg Writer discusses one of the ways of reviewing Gregg Shorthand: by constru...

A Symbol of Christmas

This selection about the history of one of the Christmas symbols appeared in many newspapers in the early 1930s. It was written in Anniver...

Christmas Bells

The famous poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow appeared in the December 1910 issue of The Gregg Writer written in Pre-Anniversary. Attach...

Three Christmas Selections

These selections written in Pre-Anniversary appeared in the December 1910 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: three-christmas-sele...

Penmanship Practice - December 2012

Penmanship Practice - December 2012 From the December 1933 issue of The Gregg Writer. Click here for a full view.

01 December 2012

The Word "Finance"

Good evening everyone :-) I am studying tonight and I am a little perplexed with something. How come the word "finance" is not...