Space Invaders: Why you should never, ever use two spaces after a period.
January 16th, 2011
“Two-spacers 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 know the proper rules of typing, but you’d be wrong; every third e-mail I get from readers includes the two-space error,” says author Farhad Manjoo. I was one of several who were interviewed for this article, which was the #1 most read article on Slate.com for two days, with over 1500 comments to date. Read on… and join the fray if you are so inclined!
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