I wish I'd taken typing as a kid, but I never foresaw the need. Then many years later came computers and few business any longer functioned without them. I hunt & peck but have gotten pretty darned good at it over the years which is amazing considering that my right...
Still I am a bit like the ink coolies
of olden times. I type with my
left middle finger and my right index
and my eyes are fixed on the keyboard.
Almost half a century already
I am the most pitiful user of a technology
that shielded its secrets jealously for me.
After every other word, I have to backspace. I make so many mistakes. It doesn't seem like I'm getting any better at it either. There are some words that I'm really... amused with while typing. For instance: because, whether, blubber, butterfly, remember, and other words.
I've never learned to type, although I find that I do well enough. Well enough, in fact, to somehow pass a typing test when I got a job with the airline industry, in their reservations office. And, after working in that group for several years, I moved to the...