NEC ProSpeed 386
cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue May 31 19:39:16 CDT 2016
>> I had a problem with touch-typing. My little finger wasn't strong
>> enough to casually lift the entire mechanism. So, for a capital
>> 'F', instead of a little finger and the key, it was my whole right
>> hand on the right shift while I pressed that key.
On Tue, 31 May 2016, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> Fred, I take it that you don't play piano!
I did, a little. Also, baritone, flute, and tuba, until they realized
that I wasn't exaggerating about how bad my hearing is.
(my sister plays French Horn and alphorn, with occasional other brass,
such as baritone, and a left-handed flugle-horn)
but a piano key, an octave away, was not the same amount of force that it
took on the manual Royal to get upper case - the entire mechanism had to
By the time that my little finger muscles built up, I was solidly in the
habit of using my other hand. And then it felt strange to have shift keys
that only took the same force as a regular key.
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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