Writing Wednesday: National Handwriting Day

Today is National Handwriting Day! National Handwriting Day falls on January 23rd every year, which is John Hancock‘s birthday. There are lots of reasons to celebrate handwriting. Studies show that writing by hand makes you smarter and improves memory. Handwritten documents can not only increase your own memory, but preserve your memories for future generations. […]

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Handwriting sleuths

Nifty little piece on Slate last week about forensic handwriting apparently, handwriting experts have been asked to help determine the authenticity of a postcard that was supposedly written by Linda Sohus after her 1985 disappearance. According to the article, those experts will examine: Twenty-one distinguishing characteristics. According to one standard textbook, that’s the number of […]

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