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Rich Harrison
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shorthand activity on Twitter
Once in a while I search Twitter to see if anyone is consistently posting tweets in shorthand. Haven’t found anyone doing that yet, much to my surprise, and there is very little tweeting about shorthand, although it’s difficult to be sure since the word “sh...

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Primordial Teeline
When James Hill, a former teacher of Pitman’s Shorthand, released his first booklet describing Teeline, nobody could be sure at the time, but he had finally done what hundreds of shorthand reformers had tried to do for a century. He had finally liberated th...

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two new Gregg Shorthand blogs, duly noted
A Shorthand Journey a student documents the process of Gregg Anniversary DailyGregg tips for students of Gregg Simplified

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quick summary of Emma Dearborn's Speedwriting
Here are some notes on the original version of Speedwriting invented by Emma Dearborn in the 1920s. (After she died various people controlled the Speedwriting trademark over the years and made modifications as time went by.) To learn more about this system,...

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a Shorthand FAQ
Sorry I haven’t posted anything in a while. I’ve been working on a FAQ for the Shorthand forum over on Reddit. Here’s the current draft… Shorthand - Frequently Asked Questions   What is shorthand? In general, the word “shorthand” refers to any system of sym...

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finally, some information about Forkner Shorthand
Forkner Shorthand is a cleverly designed system, optimized for easy learning, that uses a mixture of special symbols and normal cursive letters. It enjoyed some popularity among students and teachers in North America during the second half of the 20th centu...

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follow-up on Glossography
Over on Reddit's Shorthand Forum, user “rootwov” took Glossography for a test drive and posted an enlightening review of it.

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shorthand magnets on Etsy
An Etsy seller called Asterisk Photoart is selling a few different sets of these cute little magnets featuring words from an old Gregg Shorthand book.
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