Media Opinion: A handwritten obituary as technology takes over

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29th January, 2012
Media Opinion: A handwritten obituary as technology takes over
Letters are already as rare as hen's teeth; even party invites come by text.

Somewhere in a drawer at home is a scrap of paper on which my daughter wrote a note to me in a wobbly scrawl (it reads "yew r mi favrit prsen"). Five years on she's hugely excited to be learning what's still called "joined writing" at school, which is good news because her handwriting hasn't improved a lot since that first effort (her spelling has though, to be fair).

I wonder how long her enthusiasm...

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