US: Cursive is, like, so last century

Francis Hult francis.hult at
Mon Feb 15 16:43:38 UTC 2010

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Cursive is, like, so last century


They can type 60 words per minute, text on cell phones in seconds and instant-message endlessly. What teens can't do well, it turns out, is write in old-fashioned cursive.


Ask about 40 high school students to write three sentences, and without exception the assignments come back in printing - neat or scrawled, but not in script.


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