There you’ve got it: a course that is short the technology that made the Irishman John Robert Gregg A us tycoon in the 1st 50 % of the twentieth Century.

There you’ve got it: a course that is short the technology that made the Irishman John Robert Gregg A us tycoon in the 1st 50 % of the twentieth Century.

Some letters, like“q” and“c”, are totally missing from Gregg; there is absolutely no sound for “c” besides those currently represented by “k” and “s”. Having said that, you can find common phonemes in English—“sh”, “th”, “ch”—that need a mixture of letters within the Roman alphabet, but can each be written with a solitary page in Gregg. “Though,” which, in longhand, requires six complex symbols strung as well as seven brief ligatures, is rendered with two brief strokes in Gregg: “th-o.” But Gregg goes further, eliding unstressed vowels and unvoiced consonants to make it to the nugget that is phonetic of word: “bed” is written as “b-d”; “act” as “a-k”; “done” as “d-n”. Continue reading “There you’ve got it: a course that is short the technology that made the Irishman John Robert Gregg A us tycoon in the 1st 50 % of the twentieth Century.”