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When I say "widow" I am referring to the end word of a paragraph that sits alone as a single word line.
I have referred to Robert Bringhurst's "The Elements of Typographic Style" and have found no mention of this scenario. The closest reference would be 2.4.8 on pages 43 and 44. Here Bringhurst speaks of multi word widows and orphans. What he says makes sense.
But what about the widow I have mentioned. Is it style? Is it bad taste?
I have found several in "widows" of single words in Bringhurst's book such as on pages 116, 103, and 165. In addition on page 180 of Richard Hendel's "On Book Design" I found a total of three!
What seems right?