I don’t see a great deal of comments on handywrite. I’m looking to learn a form of shorthand for note making (class and creative/journaling). Is it true that Handywrite is superior to Gregg in terms of being able to unambiguously represent regular text or speech in short form? thx. Has anyone tried Handywrite? It’s kinful to Gregg, with some added stuff. I like a few of the ideas, but some of the vowels seem kinda funky.
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I think the hardest things are: T and D are represented by straight lines written forward and up. John Robert Gregg Find out more about the inventor of Gregg shorthand.
External Links Handywrite Handwriting The handy handwriting system. I’m pretty sure any system can be adapted for any language.
You must be logged in to post a comment. Handywrite Lessons Part Two: Earth Island as metaphor The Book: It is represented by a teardrop symbol made either clockwise or counter-clockwise.
So then, what do you recommend? Certain other blends are possible. Fun with phylogenetics Human Chow: John Robert Gregg Find out more about the inventor of Gregg shorthand. With other sounds, English speakers have the same impairment. Handywrite Flashcards Study Handywrite flashcards. Alone by Edgar Allan Poe And one thing to keep in mind is that things that seem ambiguous when first introduced in Gregg end up having negligible ambituity later on.
Differences between Gregg and Handywrite?
I had originally planned on taking the theory of Teeline eliminating median vowels, double letters, etc and just applying it to my modded Ford, but I decided to shprthand go all in and see how I like it. If you say bawt for “bought” and want to avoid confusion with baht, as in “a bot is the larva of a botfly,” then you can be meticulous and write “bought” using the teardrop symbol.
So much for the overview. If you’re looking hsorthand speed, go with one of the proven court reporting versions. Handywrite Story How Handywrite came to be. Handywrite does the opposite which is very interesting but simply not helpful. Bokeh Designs March 17, at 5: But I can still read things I wrote years ago, even if I spelled them badly.
For those of you shorthnd in Canada, Happy Victoria Day. From vision to practice Survival Retreat? The word “ought,” for example, uses five letters to write only two sounds.
Teeline Shorthand Learn about this system of shorthand. Note that most words starting with “wh” are actually pronounced “hw” with a few exceptions like “who” which is just “h” plus “oo” without a “w” sound. Handywrite Lessons Part One: Since the IPA is the only really good pronunciation guide, I would suggest studying it, and using the above simplified typeable version to break down words into basic speech sounds.
HandyWrite is an all-well meaning system but in its attempt to create an accurate phonetic alphabet out of the gregg characters, it corrupts half the rules that Gregg hold sacred. Blissymbolics And now for something really different. Blissymbolics And now for something really different.
Handywrite: An alternative handwriting system.
A large circle in any direction would be “uh” in “but,” and a small circle in any direction would be used for the “ih” in “bit. I like a few of the ideas, but some of the vowels seem kinda funky.
It’s like f and v are similar, m and n, t and handywwrite, p and b. As infants we have the ability to hear all possible speech sounds used in any language.
Generations of English teachers have mislead you. The sound of OO as in “boot” or “Luke” is represented by a U shape symbol, while the vowel sound in “pull” is represented by a sideways hook.
From what I know about Japanese and Greek I don’t think they really have any sounds that are completely alien to english. And you can’t write in neat lines unless you break up words into pieces specifically to make them fit.
Better to start with something that is already fast and go from there. International sounds can be written. But if those sounds are relatively rare in the other language then it may not work very well.