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  • a  (of handwriting, print, etc.) not legible
    illegible handwriting

  • The knee-jerk explanation is that computers are responsible for our increasingly illegible scrawl, but Steve Graham, a special-education and literacy professor at Vanderbilt .
  • Many such errors result from unclear abbreviations and dosage indications and illegible writing on some of the 3.
  • Before his death in 1995, the amount began accumulating so fast that the last seven digits became totally illegible.
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  • Scarlett Johansson in (blog)
    She then wrote something not very nice about Scarlett Johansson, which, according to photographic evidence, went something like, "Scarlett is a bloody cunt / L / Peace and love / [illegible] / fucker."
  • Raymond Sokolov in Brisbane Times
    Mailer's suspicion of technology was so deep that while most writers used typewriters or computers, he wrote with a pen, about 1500 words a day, in what Newsweek's Sokolov called "an illegible and curving hand".

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