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Will Handwriting Be Lost Forever As We Write Less in Cursive?

Cursive handwriting -- the flowing, graceful script that was the hallmark of the written word for millennia, until the advent of the printing press -- is clearly threatened now around the globe. With computers and screens of all kinds now...

Cyprus has 9,152 Illiterate Persons

There are 9,152 illiterate people in Cyprus, of which 6,776 are women, according to Yiannis Yiannaki; Commissioner for Volunteerism and NGOs.  Moreover 5,575 have never attended school, while 24,751 did not graduate from primary school, the Commissioner said in a statement for...