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FRONT PAGE  |  6/2/2015
SATURDAY, JUN 29, 2013  |  13 comments
Is cursive writing dead?

A single sentence, uttered in the trial of George Zimmerman for the shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin, has catapulted an issue into the national spotlight.

When asked if she could read a letter in court, witness Rachel Jeantel, her head bowed, murmured with embarrassment, "I don't read cursive," according to court testimony.

Is it any surprise that cursive -- the looped, curvaceous style of handwriting that's been a mainstay of education for generations -- is all but dead?


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Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Apparently, Tennessee might make sure that it doesn't die there? Tennessee legislature may act on cursive writing bill ?
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News Item7/2/13 8:56 AM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
To make it fair, we should always cursive those who cursive us.
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News Item7/2/13 7:43 AM
Michael Hranek | Endicott, New York  Protected NameFind all comments by Michael Hranek
jpw wrote:
cursive aids in the development of the child and learning to read, reduces dyslexia, and enables children to read the original Constitution, original writings, and to write their thoughts on paper. it is a great accomplishment of western civilization that has earned the respect of other cultures.
computers use a different part of the brain, seems the more we are on them, the less we can think for ourselves.
it will be tempting to throw away original documents and go to computerizied everything. it will be difficult to prove that something hasn't been altered.... cursive will never be dead.
children can learn cursive and learn computer skills.
so a witness is not able to read something in court, ya, helpless, that's what we are becoming.
teach the next generation how to plant a seed, build compost, write with their own hands and build with their own hands... its a good thing!
jpw
Good post! I think I will take to using cursive more than I have been.
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News Item7/2/13 7:28 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
Oh my gosh, Juliette, that gave me a good laugh! Great to see some sharp humor!
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News Item7/1/13 3:12 PM
jpw  Find all comments by jpw
lefthandedness is not an easy thing. never know which baseball glove to grab, get the rotten scissors that are loose at the joints, and more prone to tripping over oneself.....but often left handers are brilliant, so Christopher, you might have a sloppy paper, but a sharp mind, I'm sure. Good day!
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News Item7/1/13 7:26 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
Good call, Jim...THEY are the minority. Get your acts together, rightys!
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News Item6/30/13 4:38 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Actually, Chris, it shows that English is an unblessed written language. We are all suppose to be using Hebrew which is written from right to left! Then all these right-handed people can have smeary papers when they do cursive. Hmm, there might not even be a cursive in Hebrew.
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News Item6/30/13 7:55 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
Olde Folderal from Land of Nod writes:
Gee, I always thought left-handedness was the mark of Cain from Genesis.
I think Quran ranks it on the level of homosexuality---with the same penalty: death.
Good thing we don't submit comments at SermonAudio in cursive writing!

Oh boy.

Yeah, cursive writing certainly wasn't Invented with leftys in mind. In fact, overall, it's a right handed world that us minorities have had to adjust to and learn to improvise. Strange thing is that I throw, eat, bat, etc, right handed, but writing is all lefty. Rather than comparing myself to Cain or wondering if I'm a homosexual, I, instead, throw myself into the creative catagory.

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News Item6/29/13 3:09 PM
jpw  Find all comments by jpw
cursive aids in the development of the child and learning to read, reduces dyslexia, and enables children to read the original Constitution, original writings, and to write their thoughts on paper. it is a great accomplishment of western civilization that has earned the respect of other cultures.

computers use a different part of the brain, seems the more we are on them, the less we can think for ourselves.

it will be tempting to throw away original documents and go to computerizied everything. it will be difficult to prove that something hasn't been altered.... cursive will never be dead.

children can learn cursive and learn computer skills.

so a witness is not able to read something in court, ya, helpless, that's what we are becoming.

teach the next generation how to plant a seed, build compost, write with their own hands and build with their own hands... its a good thing!

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News Item6/29/13 2:52 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Amen Chris! the typewriter must have been invented by a left-handed person. Manny if you need to relearn cursive writing here's an example for you! File:Cursive.svg

For Lefties, it needs to die a speedy death, but there are pockets of people out their that still support the stuff, and I think it is a fine thing to teach -- girls.

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News Item6/29/13 11:43 AM
Manny Wah wah  Find all comments by Manny Wah wah
I can read it, but I tried writing something in it a while ago and realized I forgot how to write a lot of the letters, so it ended up part written, part printed letters.
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News Item6/29/13 10:53 AM
Olde Folderal | Land of Nod  Find all comments by Olde Folderal
Gee, I always thought left-handedness was the mark of Cain from Genesis.
I think Quran ranks it on the level of homosexuality---with the same penalty: death.
Good thing we don't submit comments at SermonAudio in cursive writing!
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News Item6/29/13 8:08 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
I'm a lefty (only when writing) and have always printed. Cursive writing forces me to drag my palm through the ink, while printing, well, you know, write one, lift off momentarily, than write another.
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