Posted at 11:30h in business etiquette, Civility, Courtesy, etiquette, greetings, thank you notesIn the United States, cursive writing is disappearing from the basic curriculum in forty-one states. Do we really need to teach cursive writing in the new age of keyboarding, texting and video-mail? This article shares some of the current realities about cursive writing. Please notice the comments at the end from educators and the very practical reasons that cursive should always be taught. Besides, a handwritten note is elegant and gracious when it is written in cursive.