In the early days of the typewriter, the operator of the machine was herself called a typewriter. And drama, and sometimes frustration, ensued…
From the Wilmington Morning Star (Wilmington, North Carolina), July 19, 1891 —
Oh, and, yes, both men and women were called typewriters. Perhaps you are one too!
Indexed at Women and the typewriter at Type-Writer.org.
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