HomeHome  PortalPortal  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  MemberlistMemberlist  Log in  

Share | 
 

 Typewriter!

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Rob
Nip it in the bud!
Nip it in the bud!


Number of posts : 52508
Location : Michigan
Mood :

PostSubject: Typewriter!   Sat Jul 27, 2013 8:52 am

For those of us old enough to remember using typewriters, this is a real trip down memory lane...

Typewriter!
Back to top Go down
View user profile Online
Rhonda
Prairie Survivor
Prairie Survivor


Number of posts : 19955
Location : On my bike!!!
Mood :

PostSubject: Re: Typewriter!   Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:54 am

CrAzY! And yes, I learned the keyboard from a typewriter.....still have one somewhere around here.... HeeHee



CANCER FREE!!!  April 9, 1998-April 9, 2016-I AM A SURVIVOR!!!


Last edited by Rhonda on Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:31 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Savannah
"Psalm 34"



Number of posts : 53814
Mood :

PostSubject: Re: Typewriter!   Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:22 pm

Oh, that is cool!

A bit of trivia for fans of the original Cheaper by the Dozen movie:

One of Frank Gilbreth's clients in the early 1900s was the Remington Company, then a famous typewriter manufacturer. Mr Gilbreth was enlisted to help train a fast typist to help Remington win a world-wide typing competition, which was considered a public relations coup at the time. He trained the typist to continually focus on the copy, not the keys. The world champion typist in 1916 typed 150 words per minute, from strange copy, with no mistakes! Along the way, he also helped develop the Dvorak keyboard, a more efficient way of arranging keys (in contrast to the QWERTY arrangement).

~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Typing 150 wpm isn't *quite* so amazing on a computer keyboard, but it's astounding on a 1920s typewriter!!


Back to top Go down
View user profile
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Typewriter!   Today at 10:53 pm

Back to top Go down
 
Typewriter!
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Ettore Sottsass OLIVETTI Praxis 48 electric typewriter (1964)
» NOSTALGIA! #1 (IPKKND Episode 25)
» Tahoe Z56 for sale

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
 :: Walnut Grove Community :: Town Gossip-
Jump to: