Why is the alphabet mixed up on a key board and not in alphabetical order?

Answer The QWERTY keyboard, so called for the top row of letters on its left-hand side, was devised to make things easy for the typewriter, not the typist. In what is generally considered the first practi... Read More »

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Why are keyboards not in alphabetical order?

When typewriters were first used, the typists were able to type faster than the arms holding the letters could swing up and down. As a result, typewriters kept jamming. So the keys were actually re... Read More »

Is your CD collection in alphabetical order?

I have nearly 1500 cds, so I have to have a multi-tiered system for locating my music. I listen to almost all kinds of music, so, first I sort them by genre( I sort the genres by alphabet), after ... Read More »

Why isn't the keyboard in alphabetical order?

A typewriter with the QWERTY layoutThe QWERTY keyboard layout was devised and created in the early 1870s by Christopher Sholes, a newspaper editor and printer who lived in Milwaukee.With the assist... Read More »

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