Detroit Schools Teaching Less Handwriting

Cursive Handwriting

Public schools around Detroit, Mich. are teaching a “simplified” version of handwriting or are considering cutting back on handwriting instruction altogether as kids spend less time writing and more time typing, according to the Detroit Free Press.

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Montblanc Emerald Fountain Pen – Yawn

Montblanc Emerald Fountain Pen

Nothing like the holiday season for another example of materialistic excess from Montblanc. This time, it’s an emerald-covered fountain pen reportedly selling for about £940,000.

At that price, it would appear to be the new most expensive fountain pen in the world, topping the previous title-holder, the Aurora Diamante released in early 2009.

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