The decline of cursive writing

Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall October 11, 2006 01:33 AM
(Yep, I’m back from my vacation!)
Josh Marshall breaks away from the drumbeat of news about North Korea and the Foley drama to talk about the decline of cursive writing.
I admit that, having just turned 35, I was taught cursive writing, but fared at it badly. I don’t use cursive at all save for my signature, and even then, I prefer to print whenever possible.
As far as reading cursive writing, I admit that the true cursive capital Z and a couple of the other rarer letters throw me for a loop to try and read.