Take a letter, please

United States, 1943

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Shows amusingly how bad dictation destroys stenographers’ morale and wastes valuable office hours. Burlesques the common faults of people who dictate letters, such as: The scatterbrain who isn’t prepared, the speed demon, the dreamer, Mr Mumblemush and Simon Legree. Concludes with a demonstration of the correct method to dictate a letter using a dictagraph machine.

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De Frenes



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