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    #11
    Originally posted by Platypus View Post
    The yanks? My mum (expert typist) taught me two spaces after a full-stop and I've been telling Yanks for years they THEY ARE WRONG to use only one.

    EDIT: I guess I might be the last person to use 2 spaces after a full-stop
    IIRC double spacing makes sense for a typewriter. I forget the reasoning.

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      #12
      Originally posted by Old Greg View Post
      IIRC double spacing makes sense for a typewriter. I forget the reasoning.
      Already? It's been less than 6 hours since I posted it.
      Originally posted by NotAllThere View Post
      When non-proportional fonts were all you had, then double spacing made it easier to read. In these days of proportional fonts, they're just not necessary.
      Down with racism. Long live miscegenation!

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        #13
        I can't not do it. I learned to touch type on a typewriter way back in the day before computers were a thing in offices & it's automatic to me now. Can't stop, won't stop [emoji23]
        If you don't have anything nice to say, say it sarcastically

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