1. The typewriter and computers today use the same key layout. 2. The longest word that could be types on a typewriter with only the left hand is stewardesses. 3. On a typewriter, surprisingly typewriter is one of the longest words able to be typed using one row of letters. 4. Christopher Latham Sholes intentionally placed letters apart to slow down typing so jamming would not occur. 5. Typewriters keyboards were known as Qwerty keyboards because that is the first six letters along the top. 6. Skepticism is the longest typed word on the typewriter in which you alternate hands every letter. 7. The first attempt ever made to create and patent a typewriter in 1714. 8. Most early typewriter would have a bell to warn the typist that the were nearing the end of the paper. 9. Every single typewriter was different in its own way, no two were exactly the same. 10. one of the first typewriters made which was not completely successful was made for a competition.