Death of Cursive Handwriting: Will It Make Historical Documents Indecipherable?

Cursiven 1608

Cursive Handwriting from 1608 is very different from that of today.

The drumbeat of lamentation of how cursive handwriting is dying continues (It seems like every year we have a poston the death knell of cursive, so why should 2011 be any different?)
Young people rarely use cursive anymore, and that may be fine for their daily communication needs, but consider this report by Katie Zezima for The New York Times: the death of cursive also means that a growing number of historical documents will become indecipherable to them…

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