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I Write Shorthand

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    It Is Indeed A Skill

    I came across All1Rog's post on *I write shorthand* and I became interested in knowing about anyone who is able to acquire such a skill. Then I realise that I am also interested in knowing how many of us are actually bilingual. I attended a wine symposium in Italy recently. The...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    Pitman's Shorthand Reading Material

    I am delighted that many people are still interested in shorthand both for work and hobby. I learned in the 1970's but since starting my shorthand websites, I have discovered that there are very many people learning, and wanting to learn, but nowadays they have to study on their...
    blpuk blpuk 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    A Shorthand Admirer

    I learned Pitman's shorthand in 1960 and completed the whole course only in six months and passed a test at 120 words per minute.  I have ever since kept in touch with it by using it during my studies in England and then in taking Minutes of meetings during employment.  Even...
    shareefmm9 shareefmm9 66-70 3 Responses Feb 9, 2011

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    Work Experience As A Stenographer

    A stenographer is far different from a typist. The typist work is to type the existing document or manuscript as the case may be. A stenographer has to maintain speed in his writing. He has to possess excellent memory power to recollect the strokes into English language at the...
    srenukasteno srenukasteno 56-60, F Sep 7, 2013

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    A Rare Skill

    I learned Pitman shorthand at college in the 1970s.  I used to use it every day back then and for many years at work or just as a useful way to make a note in any situation.  It's also handy for secret diary entries if you really want to keep something private!!It...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2010

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