The Death of the Art of Writing: Myth or Reality? (20 Mar 2004)
We have moved from the joy of writing on a wonderful piece of paper, folding it, putting it in an envelope, applying the stamp and sending the letter, to typing and sending to a virtual email address. Lost are the joys of holding the card or letter, the psychological joy and contentment of touching, turning the pages and holding them. We receive more e-cards than traditional cards, which can be placed and displayed on our tables, workstations, cupboards etc. Love letters or online confessions may slowly be taking over on-paper love dedications.
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