30 June 2015

Shorthand Drill Practice Sheets

I created a shorthand drill practice sheet, based off the instructions in Gregg's article "Are Your Notes Accurate?"  I'm ...

25 June 2015

What does C.O.D. mean?

Hello, I've reached the end of chapter 9 in the simplified manual. I still haven't start writing any shorthand because I thought I ...

14 June 2015

Thomas Jefferson shorthand

I understand Thomas Jefferson knew shorthand.  Does anyone happen to know which system he used?

11 June 2015

Gregg Shorthand for the Electronic Office Charts (Series 90)

Gregg Shorthand for the Electronic Office Charts (Series 90) I scanned in some more charts, this time from Gregg Shorthand for the Electronic Office Parts 1 &...

Taking a slight detour

It dawned on me that going through the Transcription Simplified book has become something of a chore that I do because it's part of the ...

07 June 2015

Tactful in Simplified

Does anyone know why "tactful" (and by extension, "tact") keeps the ending -t in Simplified? This seems to contradict th...

03 June 2015

Thoughts about switching versions.... "downgrading"

Hi gang, Sorry if this is a bit long. If you don't want to read the background about my Gregg journey and why Simplified gives me burn...

01 June 2015

Mnemonic Major System and Gregg Shorthand

Mnemonic Major System and Gregg Shorthand I don't know if this has ever been posted here before, but this is a fascinating article by Chri...

Chats about Theory Questions

This series of articles by Dr. Gregg himself appeared in the May and June 1928 issues of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: chats-about-theory...

Opportunity is in One's Self

This essay appeared in the June 1928 issue of The Gregg Writer and was written in Pre-Anniversary (1916). Attachment: opportunity-is-in-o...

Springtime à la Carte

O. Henry's short story published in his book The Four Million was written in Pre-Anniversary (1916) and serialized in the May and June 1...

Operation Gardener

This entertaining story written in Simplified appeared in the June 1957 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: operation-gardener.pdf

Penmanship Practice - June 2015

Penmanship Practice - June 2015     From the June 1928 issue of The Gregg Writer. Click here for a full view.