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I'm curious to see if others are observing the same anachronism that I am.
I used to take it for granted that people would type text with two word spaces after a period, because that's how you learned it on a typewriter. I patiently searched and replaced the double word spaces with single word spaces when importing text into a page layout program.
That was years ago. Now, the workforce is well-stocked with men and women who have never touched a typewriter, maybe never even seen one except in the movies. They don't know what monospaced letters are, or why such things existed. And yet . . . they type two word spaces after a period. It's as if they were reflexively waving their left hands at the end of every line to push a phantom carriage return (if you don't know what that is, click here).
Do any of you notice this? Can any of you (especially those under 35) tell me how this archaic habit survived into the 21st Century?