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The shorthand is completely vocalised, apart from the occasional phrase where it would be obtrusive or change the meaning. If you use the paragraphs for writing practice, you should leave most of the vowels out.



Pitman On Phonography  9 May 2016

2 excerpts from Isaac Pitman's Manual of Phonography

Shorthand Speed  9 May 2016

15 excerpts of articles giving learning and speed advice from past high speed writers

Calendar Quotes   15 May 2016

All the quotes and text from the Shorthand Perpetual Calendar which is available from www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk/downloads.htm#shorthand-perpetual-calendar



Garden  9 May 2016

My garden



Bible  9 May 2016

10 well-known passages

The Christmas Story  9 May 2016

Written in easy English with some background information

25 Christmas Carols  3 Sep 2016

Traditional songs



Hastings  15 May 2016

Seaside town in East Sussex, UK

Greenwich Part 1  9 May 2016

Greenwich Part 2
 9 May 2016

Greenwich Part 3  9 May 2016

Greenwich Part 4  9 May 2016

Greenwich Part 5  9 May 2016

Greenwich Part 6  10 May 2016

Historic Greenwich in London, including Greenwich Park, Royal Observatory, Museums, Cutty Sark clipper ship and River Thames

These have been partly revised, so the paragraph numbers are slightly different from the version provided previously on the theory website.


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