Let the good times scroll.
A page called penmanshipporn, on the popular content-sharing site, Reddit, features a constant flow of handwriting samples so gorgeous you’ll never want to put a cap on it.
1. This actually stopped me mid-stride. Chalk art in Dublin
2. I have been accused of typing handwritten exams more than once.
3. My friend told me to show you my meeting notes
5. Penmanship from 1894
“I’ve gotten a ton of requests from people who want to pay me to address their wedding invitations!” Rochelle Truong, who goes by the Reddit handle ellehcor and has contributed to the page, told The Huffington Post.
Jesper Lund, who goes by Your_Local_Hero on Reddit, can relate to Truong’s experiences.
“On a few occasions I’ve been asked to write something for prints and tattoo designs for friends, which is kinda cool,” he told HuffPost,
Thanks to the popularity of texting, many think having good penmanship is a thing of the past — but that may not necessarily be a good thing.
According to a 2012 study, writing something down by hand stimulates your brain. Researchers showed 5-year-old kids, who had not yet learned to read or write, a letter or a shape on an index card and asked them to reproduce it in one of three ways — to draw it freehand, trace it using dots or type it on a computer.