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Under the headline "Wonderful Typing," the New York Times reported on a typing demonstration given the previous day in Brooklyn by a Thomas Osborne of Rochester, New York. The Times reported that Mr. Osborne "holds the championship for fast typing, having accomplished 126 words a minute at Toronto August 13, 1888."

- from Famous Fables of Economics, Chapter 4: Fable of the Keys, a book by Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis

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