"Cursive writing does not mean what I think it does"
As Bart Simpson had to write on the blackboard over and over again. That quaint old skill, at which most of us reached our peak at age 8 or so, is being phased out, and there is great indignation among those who don't want the younger generation to escape any of their suffering. (Why, this could lead to using the metric system and depriving the kids of all that wonderful rote learning of feet & pounds & such!) Amanda Marcotte discusses.