Obsolete term: touch typing

Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OHIOU.EDU
Thu Dec 5 21:56:00 UTC 2002

At 04:47 PM 12/5/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>On Thu, 5 Dec 2002, David 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.
>Interesting. I gave my last typewriter away so that it would no longer
>be possible for me to fill out a paper pre-printed form.

But the downside to this is that young people now fill out application
forms etc. with the most indecipherable penmanship I've ever seen.  Ugh!

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