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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Ballpoint Pen

How The Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursive

Thicker ink, fewer smudges, and more strained hands: an Object Lesson

Josh Giesbrecht | August 28, 2105

Recently, Bic launched a campaign to “save handwriting.” Named “Fight for Your Write,” it includes a pledge to “encourage the act of handwriting” in the pledge-taker’s home and community, and emphasizes putting more of the company’s ballpoints into classrooms.

<more at; related links: (Take BIC's Pledge to Save Handwriting!) and (How to Write with a Fountain Pen. March 4, 2013)>

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