Two, it conveys an impermanence to my clients and allows for more open discussion.
FritoKAL: “I know many many people whose signature is printed rather than cursive script.”
So I checked: It turns out that Dan never was taught cursive, either.
Yes, I find this outrageous, mostly because I am envious. Why shouldn’t kids today have to suffer through learning cursive the way we did, and from the same idiot book, which seemed to have been designed by 19th-century French fops with perfumed doilies in their sleeves. The cursive we learned was so mannered, so filled with whorls and flourishes and curlicues, that all American fourth-grade writing made the Declaration of Independence look like a refrigerator warranty.
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