Music is the shorthand of emotion.
I have no intention of becoming a shorthand author.
In an age when nobility has no true signature, an expensive designer bag is the most rapid social shorthand for status.
We just go. It's a shorthand. It's familiar.
Nazi gold has become shorthand for the whole array of looted assets. So, yes we're talking about securities, art, bank accounts, life insurance policies, and other such assets.
Music is a good shorthand way to delineate character.
Music is a good shorthand way to delineate character. If you want to tell the reader a lot about a character in a small space, just tell them what their musical taste is. You'll get their age, their background, whether they're gregarious or a loner.
Habits are the shorthand of behavior.
Company logos, for example, are meant to be recognized, and we found that logos have a high correlation. Shorthand systems, which are meant to give a note-taker speed at the expense of a commonly recognizable system of symbols, do not.
A chief petty officer taught me shorthand, which got me promoted to yeoman first class.
I started formal piano training when I was 4. From there I had little violas, and I had dancing lessons of every sort and description, and painting lessons. I had German. And shorthand.
I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it.