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Bad Handwriting Newsprint Regular Newsprint

#44: Bad Handwriting Newsprint Newsprint Regular

$0.33

  • Printed on real newsprint 📰
  • Approximately 4" by 3" 📏
  • Perfect to stick on the fridge
A sticky note with "URGENT!!! Call..." then unreadable scribbles. "Never write urgent notes while in a hurry."

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The Story Behind #44: Bad Handwriting

Illustrated by EEK.

Handwriting is a lost art form these days. As a child, I was told that penmanship was an essential part of being an adult. Not only that, I was also told I need to become an expert at cursive or, as I liked to call it, fancy scribbles.

In reality, these things weren’t important after school. With the rise of keyboards and smartphones, the need to write by hand became obsolete. In fact, a lot of people have almost entirely lost the ability to write legibly. We can text quickly but we are a total loss when it comes to pen and paper like we used in elementary school. Sadly, there is no reason to believe that will change. Our society isn’t going backwards, we aren’t going to suddenly stop using touchscreens and smartphones and go back to writing things by hand. So there is a chance — and not a small one — that the art of handwriting is as dead as disco. Now no one will ever get to see my hard-earned and probably lost cursive skills.


A big part of taleas’ products are hand made, hand printed, hand stitched, hand sewn, hand glued or some combination of the above in Austin, Texas. I have a strong passion for solid business ethics, scalability, sustainability, and repeatability, and all of these drive the quality of products that I offer.


Frequently Asked Questions

How much does shipping cost?

Free for U.S. domestic orders over $50. Typically $2 - $7 for smaller domestic orders. You can check out our shipping policies here.

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Totes! 30 days for undamaged paper goods and unworn/unwashed clothes. If the product arrives defective please email us at hello@taleas.com or give us a call at 1-833-580-0600 so we can get the issue resolved.

Where will my order ship from?

All orders are made in and shipped from Austin, Texas - yee haw!

What if I have more questions?

Email me at hello@taleas.com. I design every product that I sell and am happy to answer any questions that you have.