The Southern Stenographer Volume 1

The Southern Stenographer Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: illustrate, in making the syllable PER in Stenography would require two impulses, one to make the initial r-hook and one to make the p-stem; in Phonotypy the figure 6 represents Per, made with one depression; if your typer did not contain the figure 6 it would be necessary to use two impulses to make the two lower-case consonants pr, but they could be made at a speed certainly equal, if not faster, than in any system of Stenography. If the student who reads this is a stenographer it will be easy for them to apply their First and Second position word-signs to the particular system they are using; for example, in the Munson system Ps stands for POSSIBLE, in Phonotypy typed by a Munson student the Apostrophe represents identically the same as represented by the Ps, made with two impulses, while Phonotypy uses characters per-shun represents the word PERFECTION, made with three impulses, in Phonotypy 6$ reads per-shun, hence would be the abreviation for perfection. To the merchant or other employer whose amenuensis types Phonotypy, the original notes become valuable in the nature of official archives and should always be preserved; in case oi litigation they can be easily deciphered, correctly too, by the employer, or by the Court, with the help of the code-book. The copy of an ordinary phonotypist taking testimony may be distributed even while the case is progressing, amongst several phonotypists for transcribing into long-hand, and in this way the testimony will all be written up within a few moments after the case is closed. In this merit Phonotypy stands alone. Phonotypy is easily learned as there is nothing intricate nor confusing about it; there are only a few word-signs, three Rules, and about thirty syllable characters to memorize, in iact...
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236555570
  • 9781236555571