Tumbling

The digital revolution killed the art of handwriting. Umberto Eco via frankylicio.us.

My parents’ handwriting was slightly slanted because they held the sheet at an angle, and their letters were, at least by today’s standards, minor works of art. At the time, some – probably those with poor hand- writing – said that fine writing was the art of fools. It’s obvious that fine handwriting does not necessarily mean fine intelligence. But it was pleasing to read notes or documents written as they should be.

♣ What Happened to the Art of Handwriting

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