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Why are the keys on my keyboard not in alphabetical order?
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  1. The origin of the layout that almost every current computer keyboard uses can be traced all the way back to the late 19th century. In 1874, Remington and Sons manufactured its first typewriter, the Remington No. 1. It was one of the earliest examples of the QWERTY keyboard setup, which was designed to make typing more efficient. Over time, more and more typing devices adopted this same system until it eventually became the international standard.

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