It's The Indy 500 Of Pc Typing

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, about the fastest typist ever timed is Barbara Blackburn of Everett, Wash., who has hit 170 words per minute. But that record may get broken during a worldwide personal-computer typing contest now under way as a sales promotion by keyboard maker Key Tronic Corp. and word processing software maker WordPerfect Corp. It's the first such typing test in about 20 years, a Key Tronic spokesman says.

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