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Aug 30

Steno Fun Fact: Charles Dickens The Stenographer

At the age of 18, Charles Dickens reportedly became a professional stenographer. He used his verbatim skills for the newspaper, the Mirror of Parliament. He worked there for about half-a-decade before launching a career as a novelist. His work as a stenographer clearly influenced his writing. He made one of his most popular characters, David Copperfield, a parliament stenographer too.

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