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 Why are the letters on a keyboard in the wrong order?

Answer because it was used to slow down people when typewriters were still around so the fingers wouldnt jam.
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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 the letters on the keyboard not in alphabetical order?

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Why isn't the letters on the keyboard in alphabetical order?

Typewriters originally had a layout called the Dvorak layout. This layout was created so that letters that were used frequently were really close to home row. It allowed people to type faster. I... Read More »
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Why are the letters on the computer keyboard not in alphabetical order?

Found this on answerbag.com:The QWERTY keyboard layout was designed so that successive keystrokes would alternate sides of the keyboard so as to avoid jams in manual typewriters. Is frequently said... Read More »
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