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How come the "A" is the only vowel not on the top row on the keyboard?!

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Sat, 08/06/2011 - 2:29am


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Fri, 08/05/2011 - 5:45pm
MSiToke Says:
 
 
Fri, 08/05/2011 - 8:50pm
funkymonk Says:

yea he just made a bunch of people stare at their keyboard

 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 2:01am
raisintree Says:

I looked at my keyboard. God damn I couldn't stop laughing for a minute..

 
 
Fri, 08/05/2011 - 11:01pm
froski19 Says:
 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 1:12am

Lol I just rrealized you're right. Without looking at the keyboard

 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 2:07am
doobie14 Says:
 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 2:24am

keyboards used to be in a much more organized fashion, untill the typists began typing too fast for the typewriters to handle it, so the configuration was changed. It has remained the same since. I think a new model of the key board should be produced that allows more commonly used letters to be put in better places. we could start typing so fast!

 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 2:29am
heehexd Says:
 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 2:30am
StupidName Says:

Hahaha for real man. I don't know why?

 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 2:34am
Budfiend50 Says:

The letters are the ones that make up "typewriter",(q added for no reason of course). It was so salesmen could quickly type the name of the product ;)

 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 2:37am
billiamx3 Says:

Actually the keyboard is laid out in the most convenient way for typing. It has the letters placed by what is used most, and which the dominate fingers can easily and comfortably reach them. That is why the left pinky, or ring finger, goes to the bottom left for the z, for it is the least used finger and key.

 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 3:03am
 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 3:12am
HAHA.funny Says:

Well A also is the first letter in Apples, whitch we all know, An Apple A dAy keeps the doctor AwAy. How many A's are in that saying?... 6 how many letters in the word Apples? thats right. 6. so clearly it belongs individualized on the keyboard. i mean.. hah... come on

 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 3:16am
Mr.Hyde Says:

Damn dude. I never freakin realized that till now

 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 3:58am
65musdank Says:

Back in the day the old type writers had like spider legs that have the letter on the tip with ink and itd slam at the paper leaving the letter... U know what I mean right? Well there USEd to be an order to the letters but when u typed, the things would cross each others way and get stuck n shit. So the order now is totally random cus they just organized it so the letters mostly used wouldnt cross
Fuck my head hurts now

 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 4:36am
Cupcake182 Says:
 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 12:22pm
CFToker91 Says:
 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 11:27am
photochick Says:

its because all the letters in the home keys (where you're supposed to put your fingers) are all the letters that are most used so a is the most used vowel and thats why its there :) yay for computer nerds!!

 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 1:04pm
bluesmurf Says:
 
 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 6:19pm

someone wanted qwertyuiop to be there cause it sounds funny if you say it like a word :P

 
 
Tue, 10/23/2012 - 12:16am

they got jealouse cause it was the first letter