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bad handwriting; poor penmanship.
incorrect spelling.
Historical Examples

Joyce Morrell’s Harvest Emily Sarah Holt
Thackeray Anthony Trollope
Notes and Queries, Number 185, May 14, 1853 Various
Claverhouse Mowbray Morris

bad handwriting Compare calligraphy
incorrect spelling Compare orthography


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