In One Eye

Friday, June 20, 2003
Can we please get our priorities straightened out?
[P]arents, educators and historians ... fear that computers are speeding the demise of a uniquely American form of expression. Handwriting experts fear that the wild popularity of e-mail, instant messages and other electronic communication, particularly among kids, could erase cursive within a few decades.
Golly. Maybe doctors' prescriptions will actually become legible.

Seriously, high schoolers' standardized test scores continue to decrease and these bozos are concerned about cursive writing.