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Handwriting foreign accent

Different societies write the same thing different, this is often something like a "foreign accent" in handwriting.


Many Europeans:

Many Slavs:


Crossed 7s used to be taught at schools run by the Roman Catholic Church.

Copybook that is used

The copybook that is taught, varies from country to country. Some countries, such as France, have a national copybook. In other countries, such as the United States, the copybook taught at school is decided at the school district level.

Dubay-Getty, for example, is taught at Portland Schools. Loops and Sticks, is usually taught to individuals at schools which have Learning Disabilities. Spencer Penmanship is taught at one private school, in Illinois.

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