One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Denoting or using an inexpert form of typing in which only one or two fingers are used.‘hunt-and-peck computer users’
- ‘The idea of the Web as a place where we randomly surf for news or conduct task-oriented hunt-and-peck Web searches has given way to a new metaphor: the Web as virtual corner bar, where community and conversations reign.’
- ‘Overall, I would not recommend this keyboard unless you are a hunt-and-peck typist, or type in the dark, and can cope with small keys.’
- ‘Just look at parents who ask their kids to install parental monitoring software, CEOs who think password rules don't apply to them, and hunt-and-peck typists who can't press Ctrl-Alt-Del at the same time and never log off.’
- ‘It's just about impossible to type normally on the simulated keyboard, since it's across from the user's hands, not below them, making e-mail a hunt-and-peck affair.’
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