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Double Spacing After a Period

Should I double space after a period?
Let's keep this brief. No. Never put a double space after a period. Well, almost never. Let's back up. If you were born before the Reagan administration, you may have learned typing on a typewriter (i.e., not a computer). You were taught to put two spaces after a period. And that was correct. A typewriter has only one font, and that font is a monospaced font. That means each character takes up the same horizontal width. So if you typed a series of lines, the characters would line up both horizontally Read More