I had heard that the Dvorak keyboard being better than Qwerty was an urban myth, but Barbara Blackburn types dang fast, but only on Dvorak keyboards. I wonder how you explain that. Maybe she is Dvorak’s secret marketing weapon?
Whatever the reason and however she does it, her top speed is 212wpm and it’s in the Guinness Book of World Records.
To get an idea of just how fast that is, see how fast you can type (Note: Java plug-in required).
I just took the test and got a net speed of 85wpm with 95% accuracy and thought it was pretty fast, but Barbara would have been able to burn by at two and half times my speed.