Obsolete term: touch typing

Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OHIOU.EDU
Thu Dec 5 19:00:19 UTC 2002

At 11:34 AM 12/5/2002 -0700, Bowie wrote:

>Incidentally, typewriters are still a serious necessity, even for those of
>us raised with dedicated word processors and then later PCs--if you have to
>fill out a pre-printed form, nothing beats a typewriter. For this reason,
>all through college i found that i could guarantee a supply of devoted
>friends simply by letting it be known that i owned a typewriter.
>David Bowie                                         http://pmpkn.net/lx
>     Jeanne's Two Laws of Chocolate: If there is no chocolate in the
>     house, there is too little; some must be purchased. If there is
>     chocolate in the house, there is too much; it must be consumed.

I had an M.A. student from Brazil this quarter who panicked when I said she
should type the title etc. on the defense approval form--she had no idea
how to use a typewriter!  So I typed it for her.

(P.S.  I love Jeanne's chocolate laws and have passed them on to all my

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