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Thread: Can Anybody Here Read Shorthand?

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    Derailed WriteMinded's Avatar
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    Gregg was/is the common shorthand in the U.S. I used to use it regularly. Don't know if I could still decipher it. Guess I could give it a look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by frimble3 View Post
    From what I recall from business class (I was there to learn to type - hah!) the problem with shorthand was that no matter the name of the system originally learned, the actual people making the notes tended to adjust the symbols to suit their own purposes/convenience. After all, if they were the ones transcribing the notes, they knew that they meant.
    True, but they weren't always the ones doing the transcribing or the only ones who needed to read it.
    Last edited by WriteMinded; 10-27-2019 at 09:17 PM.

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