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10 reasons cursive deserves to die

Cursuve is so stupid that is evil.
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    1The fastest, clearest handwriters join only some letters: making the easiest joins, skipping others, using print-like forms of letters whose cursive and printed forms disagree. Make Your Case
  • 2Reading cursive matters, but even children can be taught to read writing that they are not taught to produce. Reading cursive can be taught in just 30 to 60 minutes -- even to five- or six-year-olds, Make Your Case
  • 3Adults increasingly abandon cursive. In 2012, handwriting teachers were surveyed at a conference hosted by Zaner-Bloser, a publisher of cursive textbooks. Only 37 percent wrote in cursive; another 8 p Make Your Case
  • 4Cursive book publishers and other “cursive cheerleaders” routinely misquote or mis-describe the research they cite. Since the actual research findings consistently fail to support cursuve over an Make Your Case
  • 5Your teacher lied to you about signatures “needing” cursive — What about signatures? In state and federal law, cursive signatures have no special legal validity over any other kind. Make Your Case
  • 6Cursive isn’t needed for individuality, ether. ALL writing, not just cursive, is individual, just as all writing involves fine motor skills. That is why, six months into the school year, any first-g Make Your Case
  • 7Speaking of individuality and signatures — questioned document examiners (these are specialists in the identification of signatures, the verification of documents, etc.) inform me that the least for Make Your Case
  • 8Legislators love to lie about cursive to look like “great” education supporters by getting it inscribed into law. See a typical example at https://www.hoosiertimes.com/herald_times_online/news/loc Make Your Case
  • 9Cursive handwriting as taught in the USA/Canada cannot even be deciphered in the other English-speaking nations (such as thé UK and Australia). Make Your Case
  • 10Similarly, it also can’t be deciphered in other countries that use our alphabet. If you study French or Spanish or whatever for your entire school career, go there to work, and write si eind a note Make Your Case

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