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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?


  1. Was this prompted by my tweet to you?

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

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