[Edling] How The Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursive

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Sat Aug 29 11:22:50 UTC 2015


The Atlantic



How The Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursive



Recently, Bic launched a campaign to “save handwriting.” Named “Fight for Your Write,” it includes a pledge to “encourage the act of handwriting” in the pledge-taker’s home and community, and emphasizes putting more of the company’s ballpoints into classrooms.



Full story:
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/08/ballpoint-pens-object-lesson-history-handwriting/402205/
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