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Old 09 September 2017, 11:23 AM
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So this wasn't a code at all; it was just shorthand.
Shorthand!

Why didn't I think of that? My mother routinely wrote notes to herself in shorthand, some of them accumulating in notebooks over time -- and every individual's shorthand is a little bit different. Those notebooks, or at least the parts in shorthand, are now effectively indeciperable. Someone familiar with Gregg (and such people must be getting fewer all the time) would be able to make sense of some of it; but her own individual variations are lost forever.
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