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Teaching Of Transcriptions Now in Navbar

Thanks to the work of Jacob Moena, the Orthic community benefits from clean transcripts of the two Teaching of Orthic Shorthand volumes. These transcriptions were finished in September 2022, and they now receive pride of place alongside the Manual and Supplement in the site navigation, under the new “Teaching” item.

Reporting Psalms PDF Now Available

The final reading pamphlet for the Teaching course, Psalms 66–83 in reporting style, is now available to accompany the second volume of The Teaching of Orthic Shorthand. Many thanks to Reddit user u/brifoz for pointing the way towards this last, elusive book of readings!

Orthic Psalms PDFs Available

Stevens’ renderings of the Psalms, provided as study material to accompany Part 1 of The Teaching of Orthic Shorthand, are now available as three 17-page PDFs:

'Teaching of Orthic' PDFs Available

The two volumes of Stevens’ 1896 work The Teaching of Orthic Shorthand are now available as PDFs:

Dictionary Search Form
Dictionary Search Form

The Orthic Dictionary now sports a search form. Type in some letters, hit Search, and the dictionary entries will be filtered down to just the matching entries: those that contain the precise text you searched for. You can search either in the “plaintext” (the English word defined in the entry), or in the Orthic notation given under the entry. If you search Orthic notation, only the examples with notations (and the parent entry, of course) will show up.