Is letter writing dead?

John received an email from a listener about being unable to find a letter writing pad in any of the shops, to help her grandson write a letter by hand.

She mused over whether this was signalling the end of letter writing in this digital age.

How is our use of digital platforms affecting our use of language?

John spoke to Prof. Christa van der Walt from Stellenbosch University who doesn't think that our use of language is suffering as a result of not handwriting letters anymore.


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