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I'm very curious to hear the opinions of you insightful typophiles on the future of penmanship and the art of the cursive hand. I think there is probably consensus that the *art* of writing by hand as a practical skill is in decline. This is nothing new though--even Cicero complained that his contemporaries' handwriting was a complete mess. At the same time, it might be too narrow to judge today's handwriting by 19th century standards in which penmanship conveyed education, social status, etc.
I'm also interested in cursive handwriting's influence--past, present, and future--on printed and digital media.
So in a nutshell, where do you think we are headed? Has cursive died? Will it gradually evolve?