29 May 2016

Dr. Who shorthand sighting

I was watching Dr. Who this weekend and saw some shorthand!  It's in the episode called Blink from season 3 (the one with the weeping an...

25 May 2016

Thought this was fun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djDD4KzvzQI Skip to 1:00 in this video. There's a Flair felt tip pen commercial with a snippet of Greg...

21 May 2016

Question about books

I only took one year of DJS in high school. After the basic book (I had a Functional Method book) I was wondering if the next books Transcri...

18 May 2016

The Stenographer's Manual by Edward Jones Kilduff

Just ran across this book from 1921. It is a general reference, not directed to any particular version of shorthand, with lots of admonition...

16 May 2016

Why smart kids shouldn’t use laptops in class

There is nothing about shorthand in this article, but it does suggest that those students who go the no-tech route for their note-taking fai...

09 May 2016

"Gregg Shorthand in Miniature"

"Gregg Shorthand in Miniature" Here is an interesting little item.  The Anniversary Edition manual in a miniature size:  3 X 4 1/2 inches.  Printing is April - 1944 - NP -...

05 May 2016

How Big Should My Shorthand Be

How Big Should My Shorthand Be Here is some advice by Martin J. Dupraw, a world champion shorthand writer.  This little nugget is found in the Gregg-Kit 2 Series 90 , pg. ...

01 May 2016

Why I Believe in Poverty

Why I Believe in Poverty This article by the Dutch-born American editor and Pulitzer Prize winner Edward Bok appeared in the April 1915 issue of Ladies' Home ...

Qualifications Business Demands of Business and Commercial School Graduates

This essay written in Anniversary was published in the May 1939 issue of The Gregg Writer. Have some of these demands changed in the 21st ce...

A Simple Matter of Authority

This story written in Simplified was serialized in the April and May 1951 issues of Today's Secretary. Attachment: a-simple-matter-of...

Penmanship Practice - May 2016

Penmanship Practice - May 2016 From the May 1939 issue of The Gregg Writer. Click here for a full view.