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According to a new survey, 67{a18c87a46add82dbee5e4fa4c0cab30d5f6e3bbf78c3f52c3c01413f7f531a16} of people between the ages of 25-34 use one of these once fairly common items, less than five times a week.


Pen or pencil


Two-thirds of young adults use a pen or pencil less than once a day and 26{a18c87a46add82dbee5e4fa4c0cab30d5f6e3bbf78c3f52c3c01413f7f531a16} of young adults have not sent nor received a letter in the last ten years. 89{a18c87a46add82dbee5e4fa4c0cab30d5f6e3bbf78c3f52c3c01413f7f531a16} say they would love to get a letter but rely more on text messages and social media. The most common letter sent or received is a “Thank You” letter. 57{a18c87a46add82dbee5e4fa4c0cab30d5f6e3bbf78c3f52c3c01413f7f531a16} of young adults say their handwriting has suffered from lack of use. Do you still write letters? How often do you use a pen or pencil? I do every day! And throughout the day!

– Dave O’Brien


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