Clay Bennett by Clay Bennett

Clay Bennett

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  1. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, 8 months ago

    Poooooooooor Bennette.So out of step with reality.

  2. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon said, 8 months ago

    As a graphologist, I’ve found that writing samples become more revealing due to lack of practice.

  3. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

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  4. lonecat

    lonecat said, 7 months ago

    Schools shouldn’t teach children to curse.

  5. Darsan54

    Darsan54 said, 7 months ago

    If the goal is communication, than learn to type. I HAD to go back to printing in high school and after college I learned to touch type and compose on the keyboard. BEst thing I ever learned. My kids were all academically advanced and they always typed everything.

  6. Darsan54

    Darsan54 said, 7 months ago


    And these days you should learn to type. Period.

  7. wiatr

    wiatr GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago


    Do we want to raise a generation of people who can’t decipher handwriting on public documents? The Declaration of Independence, among others, was handwritten before it was printed.

  8. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    And English has the weirdest spelling “rules” of any language. Of course neuropathy makes either cursive or typing a tad difficult for older folks, so the point of schools should be to prepare kids for life, not just the short term. “knowing” sometimes takes priority over still being able to “do it”.

  9. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago


    I have to print everything, I can’t read my own cursive.

  10. lonecat

    lonecat said, 7 months ago


    When I was in graduate school I had to take a course in paleography — the study of ancient handwriting. Sometimes it’s possible to tell from the handwriting exactly where and when (and even by whom) an ancient document was written. Handwriting styles have changed many times over the centuries. Even recently there have been changes. If you look at personal letters written in the mid-1800s, you’ll probably have some trouble reading them.

  11. Boots at the Boar

    Boots at the Boar GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago


    Give me any copy of your signature. I will scan it, photoshop out the background and any unwanted elements, print it with an inkjet printer on any form, and emboss the final print perfectly to match the indentations of a pen. The final copy will be so good that unless you are willing to spend a fortune on forensic expertise in your defense, it will stand up in court. In fact, you can submit a photocopy of a faxed signed document in court, which is just insane. Signatures on documents are worthless.

  12. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon said, 7 months ago

    @Boots at the Boar

    Signatures on documents are worthless
    Just ask Putin.

  13. lonecat

    lonecat said, 7 months ago


    That’s interesting. One of my paleography teachers was a nun. I found the topic interesting to know about, but not something I wanted to do with my life. It does sometimes come up; for example when we’re trying to correct mistakes in a manuscript, it can be useful to know which letters look like other letters. In one Medieval handwriting style, a “t” and a “c” look very much alike, so the Latin words “tum” and “cum” can easily be confused.

  14. mrs1wing

    mrs1wing GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    A different part of the brain is used in writing/reading in cursive. The more parts of the brain that are used, the less are lost as you age.

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