Keyboarding Trivia

Keyboarding Trivia

The following are some interesting facts for Keyboarding.

1.    Christopher Latham Sholes is credited for creating the first significant typewriter.

2.    IBM engineer Dave Bradley is called the father of this multi-key combination:  Control-Alt-Delete.

3.    The longest word that can be typed using only the left hand letters is "stewardesses."

4.    The longest word that can be typed using only the right hand letters is "lollipop."

5.    The longest word that can be typed that alternates hands is "skepticisms."

6.    The only 15-letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable."

7.    The sentence that covers all the letter reaches is, "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog."

8.    What is the name of the first novel to be written on a typewriter?    "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"