Why I Can’t Write an Ampersand!

I’ve always written ugly ampersands and today I realized why!

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Source: Englishclub
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Mine
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Mine written by hand
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Ugh
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This works! If I do it slowly

Well, at least I can practice now.

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Notice how some things are backwards or upside down.

But I think the lower-case delta (δ) may be the culprit.

But who knows. All I know is I have a side project now of re-learning how to write an ampersand.

Self-Employed Software Developer, Trainer, Consultant. Keeping up to date. I’ve noticed in over 28 years of programming, one’s current skills have a shelf life.

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