[LMB] OT School setworks

Kevin Kennedy kevink45 at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 19 22:38:33 BST 2008


I am corrected. the world needs an Academy of Spelling and Penmanship. 
 Perhaps I am guilty of trying to sound pretentious.
Kevin



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> Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 17:31:27 -0400
> From: don_iain at verizon.net
> To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> Subject: Re: [LMB] OT School setworks
> 
> From: "Dorian E. Gray" 
>> Kevin said...
>>
>>> It doesn't even help when scoring the durned things. Although I do wish
>>> the dears could spell and write legibly. There's a niche for an Academy
>>> of  Spelling
>>> and Calligraphy. Most kids could use some extra practice in both.
>>
>> My mother taught my brother and me calligraphy when I was about 12 or 13, 
>> in
>> the hope that it would improve my brother's drunken-spider-fell-in-the-ink
>> handwriting.  He got pretty good at calligraphy (as did I), but it didn't
>> have the slightest effect on his everyday handwriting, which (nearly 30
>> years later) is still horrible.
> 
> Sounds just like me, I can do a beautiful Gothic Quadratta or Gothic 
> Bastarda
> but my hand writing looks like (to quote an old drafting teacher) a chicken
> scratching at the manure pile behind the barn.
> 
> Calligraphy is art, penmanship is writing.
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> Husband to Lady Elizabeth of Cranstone
> --
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> SSG(Ret), USA, ADA, 16P34
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> Don Iain of Rannoch, CWST
> Husband to Lady Elizabeth of Cranstone
> --
> Richard A. Macdonald, CPA/EA
> SSG(Ret), USA, ADA, 16P34
> Gib mir Schokolade und niemand wird verletzt!!! 
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