Here is the sentence I am puzzled with:

  • "If you have an ugly handwriting read on, there might be more to your scrawl than meets the eye."

Does it mean when you have to read something? What does "on" mean there?

  • 3
    If you have ugly handwriting, read on. There might be more to your scrawl than meets the eye. Read on=continue reading, drive on=continue driving. These online sites have terrible punctuation. No one rereads them. – Lambie Jan 11 '18 at 20:22

"Read on" is an idiom meaning "Continue reading".

It means "If your handwriting is ugly, you might find this article interesting or useful".

I find "an ugly handwriting" strange: I would say "ugly handwriting" without the article. But I can just about accept that version.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.