10 Nov Type Crimes and Misdemeanors: Stop using two spaces after a period!
Can I let you in on a secret? Typing two spaces after a period is totally, completely, utterly, and inarguably wrong. And yet people who use two spaces are everywhere, their ugly error crossing every social boundary of class, education, and taste.* You'd expect, for instance, that anyone savvy enough to read Slate would...
Please help me make this the last time I ever post about this and STOP using two spaces after a period. Unless you are actually typing on a real manual typewriter (god love you!), typing two spaces after a period is totally, completely, utterly, and inarguably wrong! “Who says two spaces is wrong? Typographers, that’s who.” Every modern typographer agrees on the one-space rule. So please, help make the world a more beautiful reading experience and stop using two spaces.