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Cursive Lowercase "r"

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Poll: Lowercase cursive "r" (522 member(s) have cast votes)

How do you write your cursive lowercase "r"? (please see picture)

  1. 1. Upright stroke followed by a small "hook". (150 votes [26.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 26.83%

  2. 2. Slanted upstroke, then a gentle slide downwards, followed by a steep curve downwards. (356 votes [63.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 63.69%

  3. 3. I always capitalize the "R" (even within lowercase text). (7 votes [1.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.25%

  4. 4. Some other way (feel free to specify below). (42 votes [7.51%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.51%

  5. 5. I always skip the lowercase letter "r" when I write anything! (4 votes [0.72%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.72%

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#141 Chrissy


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Posted 02 November 2015 - 08:30

Here are five letters 'r' which are currently in fairly common use.

From left to right they are :-

English Roundhand (Copperplate)
Engrosser's Script
Spencerian Script
Alternative English Roundhand (Copperplate)




Thank you. I found these really helpful too.  :)

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