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.

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