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HM QUEEN’S BROADCASTS

Pitman’s New Era Shorthand Word List & Phrases


Video & text at www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts
Shorthand © Beryl L Pratt
Children’s Hour 1940 – 1 of 2 www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk
421 words in 3 mins 17 secs = 128 wpm

Vowels shown are essential/advised 20 January 2010


HM QUEEN’S BROADCASTS
Pitman’s New Era Shorthand Word List & Phrases
Video & text at www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts
Shorthand © Beryl L Pratt
Children’s Hour 1940 – 2 of 2 www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk
421 words in 3 mins 17 secs = 128 wpm

Phrases are in the order that they occur. The list is not
exhaustive and very simple phrases are not shown.

sort of overrides the normal rule where hook F/V is sounded before halving for T – this only occurs
in some phrases (e.g. report of, instead of, in spite of) and never occurs in normal outlines.

Vowels shown are essential/advised 20 January 2010


HM QUEEN’S BROADCASTS
Pitman’s New Era Shorthand Word List & Phrases
Video & text at www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts
Shorthand © Beryl L Pratt
21st Birthday Speech 1947 – 1 of 4 www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk
835 words in 5 mins 43 secs = 141 wpm

Vowels shown are essential/advised 20 January 2010


HM QUEEN’S BROADCASTS
Pitman’s New Era Shorthand Word List & Phrases
Video & text at www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts
Shorthand © Beryl L Pratt
21st Birthday Speech 1947 – 2 of 4 www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk
835 words in 5 mins 43 secs = 141 wpm

Vowels shown are essential/advised 20 January 2010


HM QUEEN’S BROADCASTS
Pitman’s New Era Shorthand Word List & Phrases
Video & text at www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts
Shorthand © Beryl L Pratt
21st Birthday Speech 1947 – 3 of 4 www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk
835 words in 5 mins 43 secs = 141 wpm

Vowels shown are essential/advised 20 January 2010


HM QUEEN’S BROADCASTS
Pitman’s New Era Shorthand Word List & Phrases
Video & text at www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts
Shorthand © Beryl L Pratt
21st Birthday Speech 1947 – 4 of 4 www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk
835 words in 5 mins 43 secs = 141 wpm
Phrases are in the order that they occur. The list is not
exhaustive and very simple phrases are not shown.

Insert the vowel in same time to distinguish it from some time.


It is helpful to vocalise elders, in case it is mistaken for leaders.
at your service and to yourselves need writing carefully as the outlines are similar and close in meaning.
didn’t – the middle d is omitted from the outline as it is only lightly sounded – you are actually writing “dint”.
woman and sent are written out of position, to differentiate.

Vowels shown are essential/advised 20 January 2010


HM QUEEN’S BROADCASTS
Pitman’s New Era Shorthand Word List & Phrases
Video & text at www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts
Shorthand © Beryl L Pratt
Christmas Broadcast 1957 – 1 of 4 www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk
829 words in 6 mins 48 secs = 122 wpm

Vowels shown are essential/advised 20 January 2010


HM QUEEN’S BROADCASTS
Pitman’s New Era Shorthand Word List & Phrases
Video & text at www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts
Shorthand © Beryl L Pratt
Christmas Broadcast 1957 – 2 of 4 www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk
829 words in 6 mins 48 secs = 122 wpm

Vowels shown are essential/advised 20 January 2010


HM QUEEN’S BROADCASTS
Pitman’s New Era Shorthand Word List & Phrases
Video & text at www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts
Shorthand © Beryl L Pratt
Christmas Broadcast 1957 – 3 of 4 www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk
829 words in 6 mins 48 secs = 122 wpm

Vowels shown are essential/advised 20 January 2010


HM QUEEN’S BROADCASTS
Pitman’s New Era Shorthand Word List & Phrases
Video & text at www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts
Shorthand © Beryl L Pratt
Christmas Broadcast 1957 – 4 of 4 www.long-live-pitmans-shorthand.org.uk
829 words in 6 mins 48 secs = 122 wpm
Phrases are in the order that they occur. The list is not
exhaustive and very simple phrases are not shown.

self-governing self-interest self-restraint – “self” prefixed outlines always take 2nd position,
unlike the “con” prefix, where the outline take the position of the vowel that follows the prefix.

“self-con” outlines also always take 2nd position e.g. confident self-confident

Head of the Commonwealth uses proximity to replace the “con” dot.

Vowels shown are essential/advised 20 January 2010