[NTLK] The youngest Newton aficionado ever...

John Heinrichs minicapt1 at mac.com
Wed Nov 14 22:00:56 EST 2012

For a bout of self-improvement and retraining:



Once you've retrained your hand, italic handwriting becomes very easy.

 minicapt1 at mac.com

On 14 Nov 12, at 18:44, Dan <dan at dbdigitalweb.com> wrote:

> On 11/14/2012 2:00 PM, Chris Browder wrote:
>> The print hwr will need to improve a bit more as the basic principal of writing appears to be dying quickly in american culture. Schools no longer bother to teach cursive here. 
> *snip*
> Really?  I am one of those people that have terrible handwriting.  Tried
> for many years to improve it.  Ironically the best I ever did was with a
> fountain pen with a broad nib.  Still my teachers complained often and
> loudly about my penmanship.  I always enjoyed reports as I was one of
> the very few with a computer in the household at the time and was able
> to type out said reports.  I think the teachers liked that aspect as well.
> Personally I always wished I had good penmanship but alas I am as far
> from that as the north pole is to the south pole.  I always liked
> writing, espcially with a fountain pen, it just looked terrible lol.
> That is the only reason I gave up.  Of course now I can type about 120
> words per minute or 150+ in short bursts.  And that is not without
> mistakes long term, I am certainly not a perfect typist, anything but.
> However at least one can read what I write heh.
> -Dan
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