The Corner

Speaking of Typewriters

Since we’re on the subject of typewriters, I have one gripe against computers. The old system of haveing the period “.” key the same in both uppercase and lowercase made speed typing a lot easier. Now, you have to let go of the of the shift key before you type a period. It took me a long time to get used to that. Although, on the upside if Oscar Madison had used a computer he would never have injured that frog (I’m sorry: that’s another ancient TV reference, I’ve just got it in my system today).

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