‘Why you should never, ever use two spaces after a period’

From Slate:

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….

While I found the article mildly entertaining, I couldn’t help but wonder if its author has a fascinating life fretting about this subject.

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