Re: Hoo Boy!
- From: Omelet <ompomelet@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 11:27:34 -0600
In article <vjqk67-5to1.ln1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
"Steve B" <deserttraver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
"Omelet" <ompomelet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote
You do develop new habits quickly. <g> Same with keyboards if you have
to actually look at them! Fortunately, I'm good at touch typing.
Can't use anything but a wedge shaped keyboard because of arthritis and
broken thumb a long time ago.
I took typing in eighth grade from Mr. Mooring. He had one of those
pointers that is as big around as a finger and has the black tip. He would
take the tip off and discard it, then put it in the largest hole in the wall
pencil sharpener. Remember those?
He would walk around the room and poke any inattentive student. He'd be
I first took tying in the 7th grade too. The keyboards were taped over.
Same same when I took it in the 9th grade for a second time.
The final exam was about fifty questions and instructions. #1 was: Read
this entirely before you do anything. I did. The last thing was: If you
followed instructions, the only thing on this paper should be your name.
Turn it in. In the middle were questions you would write out the answer.
Lots of things like: stand and say the answer for two plus two. He must had
a ball during the test, but kept a straight face. I watched as other people
stood up and spoke or turned around and pointed north, up, down, senseless
statements. I sensed something from reading the first question, and went
straight to the last, knowing this was a truly quirky man. We made eye
contact right after the start of the test, both being in on the secret. A
lot of people failed that test.
Ah, good old Mr. Mooring.
My typing instructor in the 7th grade was also my music instructor. She
was good. :-)
"Human nature seems to be to control other people until they put their foot down."
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