28 January 2015

sequence of teaching the Gregg alphabet in various versions

Apologies if this has been done before. I put together a little chart showing the sequence in which the symbols of Gregg are introduced to s...

25 January 2015

Gregg Handwriting

I recently purchased a copy of "Gregg Handwriting" (1931, by John Robert Gregg and Mary Louise Champion).  This copy was published...

23 January 2015

Abbreviating Principle - Simplified

I have a few questions about the Abbreviating Principle in Simplified. Regarding the groups of words in families, from what I have ...

22 January 2015

Review of Shorthand Dictation Studies

  And some early remarks on Gregg Speed Building for Colleges Carlos has previously recommended Shorthand Dictation Studies by Wallace B....

20 January 2015

Message in Gregg and Speech Speed

Message in Gregg and Speech Speed Fellows: I appreciate if anyone can transcribe this message in Gregg. Besides, enclose an interesting article about the speech speed. ht...

18 January 2015

which S after RD blend?

How would you indicate the plural of a word like board, ward, yard in any version of GS that has the rd blend? Are there any examples in t...

17 January 2015

Omission of minor vowels - Simplified

There have been several posts here concerning the omission of minor vowels in Gregg Shorthand. There is some guidance in the earlier materi...

14 January 2015

Dr. Gregg's Family

I'm curious if anyone has ever found information about what became of Dr. Gregg's two children (with his second wife Janet).  Did th...

11 January 2015

shorthand pangram

As you may know, a pangram is a sentence that uses every letter of a language's alphabet at least once. A common example is "a quic...

05 January 2015

My new book

Hi everybody: I've received my present on "El Día de Reyes" (The Three Wise Men Day). It's a Gregg Shorthand book (in Eng...

01 January 2015

No Students Wanted

This cartoon in Anniversary appeared in the January 1934 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: no-students-wanted.pdf

Off Florida Waters

This selection written in Anniversary appeared in the January 1934 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: off-florida-waters.pdf

Faithful Scotch

This story written in Anniversary was serialized in the January to March 1934 issues of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: faithful-scotch.pdf...

Never a Dull Moment

This entertaining story written in Simplified appeared in the January 1957 issue of Today's Secretary. Attachment: never-a-dull-momen...

I set MY sail for shorthand

The following selection written in Simplified appeared in the January 1957 issue of Today's Secretary. Attachment: i-set-my-sail-for-...

Penmanship Practice - January 2015

Penmanship Practice - January 2015 From the January 1934 issue of The Gregg Writer. Click here for a full view.

Happy New Year!

I wish everyone a great 2015 and, of course, include practicing Gregg Shorthand in your New Year's resolutions!