23 July 2014

Don't Toss Away your typewritter! Part II.

This report titled " Old technology in NSA age: Typewriter sales surge in Germany " is a follow-up to the previous story about us...

Resources for Pre-Anniversary (1916) Gregg Shorthand

If you are studying the 1916 manual , this post is especially for you. Studying the 1916 manual may seem difficult because of the dearth of ...

The "-y" sound

I've been going against the grain slightly by not using the same ending for "-y" as my manual does in words like Navy. The b...

21 July 2014

The "W" Sound

As I said in my introduction, I am very new to shorthand and maybe just haven't come across this in the manual yet, but I am curious - w...

15 July 2014

Don't toss away your typewriter!

This article from the UK Telegraph explains why.

14 July 2014

Proper hand position?

Does anyone here strictly adhere to the "correct" hand position as outlined in some of the books, which seems to be a slightly mod...

12 July 2014

Pens and pads and tools of the trade

I have found a few older posts on the topic of pens and steno pads, but thought I'd start this new thread to see what folks are using an...

01 July 2014

Military Terms in Gregg Simplified

A very good list of military vocabulary in Simplified, with some nice shortcuts. Some of these outlines can be used in other fields. Attac...

"Okey-Doke 22, Come on In!"

This interesting article about air traffic control in the early days of aviation written in Anniversary appeared in the June 1936 issue of T...

Peeling Potatoes a Business Now

This article written in Anniversary appeared in the June 1938 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: peeling-potatoes-a-business-now.pdf

Stopping Bandits and Forgers with Paper

This article appeared in the June 1938 issue of The Gregg Writer and was written in Anniversary. Attachment: stopping-bandits-and-forgers...

The Office Secretary and Good Will

This essay written in Anniversary appeared in the June 1938 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: the-office-secretary-and-good-will.pdf...

A Change of Heart

This story written in Simplified appeared in the March 1952 issue of Today's Secretary. Attachment: a-change-of-heart.pdf

Penmanship Practice - July 2014

Penmanship Practice - July 2014 From the March 1952 issue of Today's Secretary. Click here for a full view.