[Whoops! I posted a dupe. Catbert posted about this before - sorry. Moderators, remove the thread if you like. David]
The Comeback of Cursive
Once derided as a relic of the past, handwriting looks poised for a revival
The Economist, Sep 7th 2016
PARENTS are not the only ones bemoaning the way so many schools have given up teaching children to write longhand. Researchers are also aware that more than mere pride in penmanship is lost when people can no longer even read, let alone write, cursive script. Not being able to exchange notes with the boss or authenticate signatures, for instance, can hurt a person’s chances of promotion...
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Edited by Drone, 13 September 2016 - 10:04.