If you’re wondering what ‘QWERTYUIOP’ is an abbreviation of, it isn’t! It’s simply the first line of a standard keyboard, whose keys Mr. Ray Tomlinson randomly pressed while sending out the world’s first ever email, way back in 1971! (It’s another matter that his ‘e-mail’ idea was considered unimportant and relegated to the sidelines!)
Enjoy this infographic which brings to you a host of quirky facts and stories about the history of e-mail – something we take for granted today as the most efficient and speedy form of communication, and which led to posted letters being rechristened as snail-mail!
The World’s Most Famous Emails:
Infographic by – SilverDoor