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Sholes split up the most common pairings of letters in the English language so that their type bars were farther apart and less likely to jam. That in turn dictated the layout of the keyboard - known as QWERTY, for the first five letters in the upper row.
The Greatest Stories Never Told (book) by Rick Beyer
Language: English
This text has been typed more than 1000 times:
Avg. speed: 49 WPM
Avg. accuracy: 95.4%

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1 arenasnow 205 WPM 100.0% 164 1/2 May 26, 2019
2 arenasnow2 185 WPM N/A N/A 1/3 Aug. 27, 2010
3 deroche1 176 WPM 100.0% N/A 1/2 Dec. 14, 2016
4 volhosis 175 WPM 100.0% 140 1/2 July 15, 2019
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7 mako640 168 WPM 99.0% 134 2/2 Jan. 13, 2019
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10 delirious 163 WPM 100.0% 131 1/2 Oct. 3, 2019