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14 March 2013

Write It However You Want

Be careful making conclusions solely on handwriting. Sometimes even in one document a person writes letters differently. This image from a Civil War pension shows two ways the "final" "e" is written in the word "were."

Ever think they do these things just to confuse us?

3 comments:

  1. Was this prompted by my tweet to you?

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  2. Nope ;-) Some of these are queued up a while in advance. Sometimes I do get ideas from readers though!

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  3. The link to your teaching that is supposed to benefit Cyndislist
    does not work. Don't know why. Sorry. Mary Ellen

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