Category Archives: Typing

Lesson 25: Suspension and confession

The path of least resistance flows downhill.

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Lesson 22: Pronouns

Issues that have come up in my own typing tell me that I need to focus early on, on those words that people actually type most often, regardless of letter combinations.  The next several lessons will do that.  In later editions of this course, they will be presented much sooner.

At the moment, I don’t know for certain which of two ways to finger “him,” so I’ve presented both ways.

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Lesson 20: The “pre” dilemma, part 1

The combination “pre” presents a dilemma.  Although in a perfect world there would be no hooks and we would alternate hands at all times and forever; here, either “pr” or “re” must be a hook.  And as yet I’ve found no good reason to think it must be one way and not the other.  (Either way, typing the “e” with the right hand would make no sense at all.)

So, I’m about to present all the same words, fingered two different ways.  In this lesson, we will use “pr” as the hook.  In the next lesson, we will use “re” as the hook.

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