This is the alphabet q w e r t y u i o p a s d f g h j k l z x c v b n m. The extraordinary thing is that no one has yet taken the trouble to write it out fully.
–William Carlos Williams, “The Simplicity of Disorder” (1929)
A phenomena that happens to a computer’s keyboard when a human being is bored to death…
Bored to death in a cube a human decides to type qwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnm (all the keyboard buttons in an orderly way) to a search engine to see what comes up…
–urbandictionary.com (May 5, 2006)
Ah, those were the days!
2 thoughts on “Then & Now: WCW on QWERTY”
This is great. Thank you, Michael.
If I were in Buffalo, I’d check out The Poetry Collection at UB to see WCW’s “favorite fold-up typewriter”: