The Home Row Blog

News, notes and ramblings
from the Home Row team

Snark, really?

September 23, 2010

Words and phrases come and go out of fashion and like all word nerds there are some phrases that set me off. The latest “new” word to hit our collective lexicon is snark also used as snarky and snarkily. When one of my partners complained that a client had sent her a snarky email I […]

The Ugliest Bra in the World Wins Cups Full of Hope Design Competition

September 16, 2010

Talk about being surprised, I was speechless (which for me is unheard of) when my bra, What’s Black and White and Scary All Over? was selected as the top undergarment at last night’s Success in the City Cups Full of Hope charity event for the Tigerlily Foundation, a breast cancer awareness and support group that helps women under 40 .

What is the home row?

The home row is the center row of keys on the keyboard "A,S,D,F,J,K,L,;" When students are taught how to become touch typists (typing without looking at the keys) they begin with their hands resting on the home row. The left hand rests on the "A,S,D,F" keys and the right hand on the "J,K,L,;" keys. From this position the other keys can be reached.