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Down With tHE CAPS LOCK KEy

Jul 07, 2009, 07:34 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gene Weingarten)

"The QWERTY keyboard, laid out during the early days of the typewriter, when it was necessary to keep frequently used letters at a distance from each other so the keys didn't "stick," but which now is primarily a facilitator of common typos like "teh," "aobut" and "mabye."

"Software that automatically corrects common typos, forcing you to type and retype "teh," "aobut" and "mabye" until the computer is satisfied this was your intent.

"Software that doesn't let you stop numbering items in a list, even after the list is finished."

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