One of the Apple II threads happened to mention Typewriters.
I believe it had to do with the feel of keyboards.
When I get up on Sundays my favorite morning show is "Sunday Morning" on CBS.
One of todays segments happened to be on the resurgence of the use of Typewriters, not just in this country, but all over the world. Folks are going back to the days before computers. There are new Typewriter Repair Shops opening all across the country.
It seems that Typewriters are becoming the next "Retro" items.