Word and Sentence Drills for Gregg Shorthand

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Gregg Publishing Company, 1922 - Shorthand - 123 pages
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NOT A RIP-OFF. This Free Google Book is exactly what it is supposed to be. Practice drills. Never intended as a textbook. angelfishy.com has Anniversary Edition "textbook" available for free.

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Page 46 - The circle or loop is written with a reverse movement to express R (a) Before or after straight lines, or between two straight lines in the same direction...
Page 77 - K may express can: candidacy candle candy cantaloupe candidate' candor canteen canter cantata canton canto candid (b) When com or con is followed by a vowel or by r or I, write km for com and kn for con. comedy...
Page 59 - Page 61, paragraph 65. When a wordsign ends with the last consonant of the word, the reversing principle may be used to express er after straight lines: Former, firmer, sooner, teacher, recorder, younger, wisher, charger, stranger.
Page 76 - A special meeting was announced for the purpose of discussing the formation of a society for the benefit of the metal workers in the local foundry.
Page 64 - I have been, you have been, we have been, they have been, he (she, it) has been He has been an excellent friend.
Page 63 - The creditor will not relinquish the claim which his first mortgage gives him and therefore we cannot sell the entire stock at auction as the other creditors suggested.
Page 103 - Owing to the dullness in trade it was not thought' seasonable at that time to impose a duty on anything going to that section of the country.
Page 60 - TO placed on the line close to the numeral; billion by b; pounds by p; gallons by g; barrels by br; bushels by bsh; feet by /; francs by fr; cwt by nw; o'clock by o placed over the numeral.
Page 39 - Although the blends ent , end, emt, emd are pronounced as syllables, j ust as i'i is pronounced ish, the vowel preceding the blend is seldom omitted, except at the beginning of a word, as in...
Page 66 - Omit to after the words able, according, glad, like, order, please, reference, regard, regret, relative, respect, wish: able to say...

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