Although the keys on the original typewriter keyboard were alphabetized, consumers quickly realized the swift taps of typists would inevitably jam the machine. Learn how Christopher Sholes saved the keyboard in this episode of Stuff of Genius.
This QWERTY design may have saved old typewriters from jamming, but now it is quite inefficient!
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