So you want to learn shorthand

Shorthand is a system of rapid handwriting that can be used to transcribe the spoken word. What it is:

29th October, 2005

Shorthand is a system of rapid handwriting that can be used to transcribe the spoken word. It involves using symbols to form the outline of a word rather than spelling out the whole word. What it is:

Spelling in shorthand is phonetic; for example, the ‘f' sounds in ‘cliff', ‘graph' and ‘rough' would all be written the same way.

Systems of shorthand have been around almost since the invention of writing...

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