Trying to code on a hunt and peck thumb board that required escapes for most punctuation symbols was a waste of time.
Because you couldn't change the mapping, right? I agree that it's not the most comfortable keyboard ever, but I'm typing quite quickly with it, thank you.
And I'm a leaker.
That's what sanitary pads are for, you know.
So no, most people survived the bubonic plague by not getting infected. Either that or those genes aren't really that useful otherwise.
In a democracy the elected member of the government are expandable.
They are usually quite inflated on their own, I don't think they are that expandable.
Think about it the next time your insurance company doesn't cover your medical bills (it will come).