I got my first computer when I was five years old, and taught myself to type. This was a complete affront to my elementary school teachers, who, in my second-grade computer class, insisted that I use home keys, and tried to force me into the habit by threatening me with an “unsatisfactory” grade on the computer portion of my report card.
On Monday, I noticed a tweet from a friend who had recently taken a typing challenge online.
My typing speed was 69 WPM at TypingTest.com/?s=69 Try to beat that!—
Mo (@OreoBearPwnWIN) May 07, 2012
So I went to TypingTest.com, selected the “Rules of Baseball” test, and was off to the races.
My scores, in case you were wondering, were as follows:
You hear that, elementary school computer lab nazis? Y’all can SUCK IT.