• That up to 1979 the subject of graphology was listed under the "Occult" in libraries and bookstores in this country?

  • That the Library of Congress then changed graphology books from "Occult" to "Diagnostic Graphology", "Document Examination" and "Personnel Selection."

  • That in 1989 the US Department of Labor changed the category of Graphologists from "Amusement and Entertainment" to "Miscellaneous Professional" in its Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

  • That the British Transport Police Graffiti Unit last year used handwriting experts in an effort to match graffiti-sprayers' "tags" or signature to a known offender. (The London Evening Standard)

  • With the Government pulling the plug on polygraph tests, employees clamming up on job references, and liabilities rising for the "negligent hiring" of workers, managers are using graphologists to assist with the hiring process before it is too late. (Wall Street Journal)