hunt and peck

Paul Frank paulfrank at POST.HARVARD.EDU
Sat Dec 18 11:12:16 UTC 2010

The hunt-and-peck, or search-and-peck, typing technique used by
policemen the world over is not in the OED. "Hunt and peck" yields
375,000 raw hits; "search and peck" 152,000. Many dictionaries include
this term.


Paul Frank
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