On Nov 22, 2009, at 12:03 AM, Bryan Thompson
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> Ok, ok, (beating a dead horse here) - I just took a typing test,
> and I'm currently at 100 wpm, so I'm guessing at my best, I was at
> 150/175. A 200 wpm difference - not *that* big of a difference.
When I worked at Digital Equipment Corporation the fastest typists in
my department were limited by the speed of the IBM Selectric
typewriter; 15 cps = 150 wpm. They preferred the "old-fashioned"
typewriter with ordinary keys. But maybe you aren't speaking of the
olden days at all.