On an old fashioned typewriter

--On an old fashioned typewriter I could backspace and put a " over a vowel to get an umlaut.
Posted by: Frumious Bandersnatch

Heh, on an old fash typewriter I could....

As a kid, I so abused my mom's typewriter doing 'art' - what in computer days would be called ASCII pix - that mom bought a typewriter with no key labels.

So, I had the QWERTY keyboard layout memorized from a very young age!