One-character shortcuts

Talking to Jono and Ade in the pub, it appears that I’m not the first person to notice this. I have implicit one-character shortcuts for some websites. For example, if I want to go to then I seem to have subconsciously trained myself to just hit “f” in the address bar of my browser, and then down-arrow, enter. I didn’t explicitly set that up, but I go there often enough that it always works. Herewith, a list of the other ones I have subconsciously trained myself to use:

a: internal server at work
b: Bloglines
c: Daniel Davies at Crooked Timber
d: internal server at work
f: LugRadio Forums
g: Gmail
k: My site
s: The Straight Dope

Obviously each letter does bring up a list of URLs, but that’s just coincidence; the ones above I’ve actually learned, Pavlovianly, to use as shortcuts.

Where do your letters go?

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