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Do you still prefer to write in Cursive Writing?

A handwriting style that emphasizes on connecting all the letters in the word as a part of a single stroke is known as Cursive Writing. The cursive writing has been in usage since the 17thcentury. In Britain it is also referred as “joined up writing”. Likewise, in Australia it is also referred as “running writing”. It has been seen that many parents complain of cursive writing being losing its charm and hold. With the advent of information technology, the reliance on the computers has increased to a greater extent.    E-mails and the instant messaging has taken over the hand written letters and this has led to the decline of penmanship. This is probably the reason why most of today’s youngsters cannot write in cursive style. There is a conflict among the experts about the usage of cursive writing. Some feel … Continue reading

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