Reasons to Write: The Lost Virtue of Cursive
I have never thought of cursive as being a virtue but Mark Oppenheimer of The New Yorker reminds us that Misters Palmer, Spencer & Co. did. While no one today is likely to believe that training in handwriting is an aid to reforming bad children (especially those devious left-handers!) many of us none-the-less will lament with Mr. Oppenheimer that keyboarding has swallowed our handwriting whole. My proposed cure? Write more letters, of course!
You can read The New Yorker article here.