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Poor handwriting.
[G. kakos, bad + graphē, writing]
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My personal favorite in the trembling vault of cacographic lore is the letter of Thomas Bailey Aldrich to his friend Professor Morse: "My Dear Morse: It was very pleasant to receive a letter from you the other day.
However, the very title of Les Revenentes (The Retern of the E) announces that the "cacographic clinamen" is less of a "bending" of the book's rule (to use only the vowel e) than its basic means of production of meaning.