21 February 2017

About the Reading Selections

Carlos, Thanks for re-posting "After Twenty Years" with the missing page included. I'd like to make another suggestion. The ...

17 February 2017

Derivatives of ``agree''

In which direction do we write the loop the words agreeable, disagree, disagreeable, agreement, disagreement? From the shape of the forms I ...

14 February 2017

Pre-Anniversary vs Anniversary ``lish'' and ``lition''

In Pre-Annivesary, abolish and abolition are written abolez and abolz, whereas in Anniversary they are written abolz and abolez, respectivel...

How to write the question mark

In what direction is the question mark written? Are both ticks written from left to right? And which is written first, the one that looks li...

Stroke order for a, h

In which order are we supposed to write the leading h in head and the leading a in ahead and away? Do we write the a and h first, followed b...

12 February 2017

Pre-Anniversary and Anniversary ``bishop''

Bishop is written bezup in Pre-Anniversary and bezop in Anniversary, where z is sh [1]. Why is this? I pronounce bishop with a u sound. One ...

06 February 2017

Boogie Board 9.7 Sync eWriter for Shorthand

Boogie Board 9.7 Sync eWriter for Shorthand I thought I'd briefly share a fun gadget that can be used for shorthand note-taking.  It's the Boogie Board 9.7 Sync eWriter .  You ...

01 February 2017

Success in Shorthand

This article first appeared in The Gregg Writer and was further included in the first edition of Gregg Speed Studies. It gives very sage adv...

Before the Horseless Age

Before the Horseless Age This essay by Canadian journalist J. V. McAree takes us to a time when the city of Toronto was filled with horses, their presence being es...

"If I Forget Thee, O' Earth ..."

"If I Forget Thee, O' Earth ..." This famous science fiction short story by Arthur C. Clark was first published in 1951. I wrote it in Anniversary for the blog. Attachme...

St. Valentine's Day

St. Valentine's Day This interesting reading selection tells the story of the tradition of St. Valentine's Day. I wrote it in Simplified for the blog. A...

Penmanship Practice - February 2017

Penmanship Practice - February 2017 Click here for a full view.