Back in the day of the typewriter, the rule was simple: put two spaces after each period. Letters were all the same width, so it made sense to give the sentences some breathing room. And then the computers came, along with different fonts, different software applications, and different operating systems. Thus, the typographical war between single-spacers and double-spacers began. It has raged on for decades, but science has finally stepped in to put a period at the end of the debate.
Spaces: The Final Frontier
2018: A Double-Space Odyssey
Written by Cody Gough May 17, 2018
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