Great Lovers of Handwriting
Great lovers of handwriting; A topic which has stood the test of time. It is with great interest therefore, that we can report some of the findings in a Signature Thomas Cook survey which has detailed the condition of handwriting throughout the UK.
According to the survey, less than half of the population puts pen to paper in a single day, with the same amount never having written a love letter. Additionally, the survey found that only 29% of us think that handwritten notes show that you care and only one per cent less have kept cherished handwritten letters.
Oddly however, 18% of us actually keep love letters that have been written by our exes.
Expert graphologist Adam Brand commented:
“Thomas Cook’s survey has revealed handwriting is an endangered art so we should reclaim it. It is sad that less than half of us write every day and don’t send postcards when we go on holiday.
“However, we do still cherish handwritten notes, postcards and pieces of paper touched by our loved ones – you can’t do that with a text message. Handwriting is like a personality passport which can reveal a person’s characteristics and even aspects of their health.”
enough, the survey also found that women are actually twice as likely to keep notes, their children’s schoolwork, diaries and their own creative writing.interestingly
One unexpected discovery however, is that men are actually more likely to keep and cherish handwritten wedding vows than women. As one might expect however, women’s handwriting has been found to be neater than men’s, as they tend to believe that their handwriting reflects their personality.