31 October 2013

Long Live Halloween!

Just in time for trick-or-treating, an article about Halloween by Jane L. Hicks written in pre-anniversary that appeared in the October 1...

29 October 2013

Hi, I'm a newbie!

Hi, folks! I am just getting started here and re-starting my study of Gregg Simplified. My motivation is my own enjoyment but I may have ...

Vowel mark sighting

On p. 15 of _Supplementary Exercises in Gregg Shorthand_ (1918) There is the following drill sentence : "The tenant says that he will h...

17 October 2013

-ther ending

Please can somebody clarify if "breath" and "breather" would be written the same way?

11 October 2013

Cherry vs. Cheery

Why do the words "cheery" and "cherry" have different outlines in the Anniversary dictionary? It would seem to me that t...

09 October 2013

Variations in the Anni manual?

On Andrew Owen's site..... looking at Unit 4 of the Anniversary Manual..... there are some excellent pensmanship examples.... the ones w...

06 October 2013

A possible exercise?

A long time ago there was mention of a speed-building practice in a thread on the blog: http://greggshorthand.blogspot.com/2008/12/methods...

01 October 2013

A Commission Contract Case

This example of testimony dictation written in pre-anniversary was serialized in the February 1925 to January 1926 issues of The Gregg Write...

Wayne Waysey, Go-Getter

This story by J. R. Sprague was written in pre-anniversary and serialized in the September to November 1925 issues of The Gregg Writer. At...

Gold

This essay by Mildred McGill appeared in the September 1925 issue of The Gregg Writer and was written in pre-anniversary. Attachment: g...

Winning Ways

The following selection by Olive Marie Cook was written in Simplified and published in the October 1955 issue of Today's Secretary. At...

Penmanship Practice - October 2013

Penmanship Practice - October 2013 From the December 1925 issue of The Gregg Writer. Click here for a full view.