27 February 2016

Let's have a show of hands..

I would love to know a couple of things: how fast do you write right now? What was your fastest? What version do you write?  I will go first...

22 February 2016

Dictation Disc Company Spelling Aid Vol. 1 (1960)

Dictation Disc Company Spelling Aid Vol. 1 (1960) Here is something that might interest Louis A. Leslie collectors.  It's not exactly shorthand related, but it will help you learn how to...

20 February 2016

1910 Postcard

This very nice postcard is up for bids on eBay. Miss Little's penmanship is very good!

Principles of Joining

There is a handy summary for the principles of joining in the appendix of Gregg Shorthand for the Electronic Office Series 90 Part 1 (pgs. ...

09 February 2016

Gregg Shorthand Structured Learning Method

I got a copy of "Gregg Shorthand Structured Learning Method, Diamond Jubilee Series", by Eleanor Skimin and Patsy McMurtrie. The b...

08 February 2016

Dictation Disc Company Set 43

Dictation Disc Company Set 43 There are 33 dictations in this set, ranging from 100, 110 and 120 wpm.  This set does not correspond with any particular shorthand sy...

Dictation Disc Company Set 480

Dictation Disc Company Set 480 Many thanks to Howard for sending these records so I could digitize them! There are 30 dictation recordings in this set that range f...

02 February 2016

words beginning with ye-

I'm having trouble seeing the difference between the e stroke and the small loop that represents ye (in Simplified). Am I right in belie...

01 February 2016

Steno pad question

When did Gregg steno pads stop being sort of gridded, as in examples from Martin Dupraw or the jury charge of Zoubek over on angelfishy (at ...

Who knows?

An essay by Elbert Hubbard that appeared in the February 1930 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: who-knows.pdf

Executive Training for Office Boys

An interesting story about a young office employee at Sherwin Williams who in one occasion imitated the president of the company in front of...

Determination Keynote to Success

This selection written in Preanniversary appeared in the February 1925 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: determination-keynote-to-suc...

If You Must Ever Start Over

Two selections written in Simplified from the February 1951 issue of Today's Secretary: "If You Must Ever Start Over" and &quo...

Penmanship Practice

Penmanship Practice From the February 1951 issue of Today's Secretary. Click here for a full view.