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 Did u know why is the keyboard letters are not in any order "Alphabetical"or any other?

Answer The QWERTY keyboard layout was devised in the 1860s by the creator of the first modern typewriter, Christopher Sholes, a newspaper editor who lived in Milwaukee. Originally, the characters on the t... Read More »
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Why are the letters on ur keyboard not in alpahbetical order why that particular order?

The 'QWERTY' keyboard originates from old typewriter keyboards. To avoid the most popular keys hitting each other as they printed onto the paper, the popular ones were kept apart.This cut down on t... Read More »
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Why are keyboard letters set up in this random order?

The QWERTY design was patented by Christopher Sholes in 1867 and sold to Remington in 1873, when it first appeared in typewriters.The QWERTY keyboard layout was devised and created in the 1860s by ... Read More »
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Why are the letters on a keyboard in the wrong order?

because it was used to slow down people when typewriters were still around so the fingers wouldnt jam.
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Is there a reason for the letters on a PC keyboard being in the order that they are?

Yes. Read the link below (just the "History and purposes" section). It's quite fascinating that you can spell "typewriter" using just the top row. O_o
http://answers.yahoo.com//question/index?qid=20070810094737AA4Nooc


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