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 Why are the letters on the computer keyboard not in alphabetical order?

Answer 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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Why are letters on computer keyboard not written in alphabetical order?

Because when typewriters were first made - people would type too fast and lock up the keys (manual typewriters). The layout was designed to slow down the typist.
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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 keyboard not in alphabetical order?

It goes back to the typewriter.Take a look at a few sources: http://www.answerbag.com/q_view/1819http://www.stupidquestionsanswered.com/a…take care,Chad
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Did u know why is the keyboard letters are not in any order "Alphabetical"or any other?

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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