Writing

The art of cursive writing

Jack: Why are you writing in code!!?? You know I can’t read that!

me: Sorry, I’m just making notes and this is the quickest way to write. I bet you can read it if you try very hard.

Jack: ARRRGGHH! Stop making R’s that look like N’s.

me: That’s what they look like. Here, I’ll show you the whole alphabet, slowly.

Jack: It all has to connect?

me: Um, I don’t think so, but I guess that’s how I learned to do it.

Jack: You mean someone TAUGHT you to do this? I thought old people were born knowing it.

14 thoughts on “The art of cursive writing”

    1. I have not! Wow. Well, I knew that they didn’t teach it anymore, but I didn’t think it would really be dead. Hmmm…did you learn it in school, or was it over by then?

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  1. My daughter just learned it last year in third grade (in Texas). Of course, we’re pretty much dead last on following any trend, so that doesn’t say a whole lot for the life expectancy of cursive.

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  2. i love your little boy…always makes me smile.

    they are not teaching cursive here in tx anymore. i was taught at school. but a lot of things are changing in the school let alone this world. we all just have to learn to adjust i suppose. :/

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  3. Really??? Crusive is no longer being taught? I have no clue. But i guess it makes sense. Its going to be nuts when the day comes and someone asks me to print or type what I wrote. I like cursive..its quick!

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    1. I totally agree. Not that anyone can read my handwriting anyway, but it’s quicker for me. I actually mastered the printing/cursive hybrid model when I’m in a real hurry!

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