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SHORTHAND – CAN YOU WRITE AS FAST AS YOU SPEAK?
DEFINITION “Shorthand, also called stenography, is a system for rapid writing that uses symbols or abbreviations for letters, words, or phrases.” (1) Shorthand is any system of accelerated handwriting used for the transcription of the spoken word. Shorthand systems use … Continue reading
Posted in Research Paper, Uncategorized Tagged history, Research, Shorthand, Writing System 4 Comments
Complexity or Simplicity: A History of Japanese Orthography
The Japanese writing system, with its origins in Chinese, is among the most complicated writing systems in the world (Hallen, 1999). It is this complexity however that makes it so fascinating, as Japanese writing combines the use of four writing … Continue reading
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Modern English, Punctuation, and Word Separation
Introduction Thinking back to when I first learned to read in English, I was taught to read aloud. I was taught to sound out the words. While learning to read, I was also taught to write. It was imperative that … Continue reading
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