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sandwich
    Marissa Mayer uses two spaces between sentences.
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    mluisbrown
      @sandwich my dad taught me that way too.
      zev
        @sandwich spaces no longer allowed to work from home.
        thomasbrand
          @sandwich well now I am absolutely closing my Tumblr account.
          fields
            @sandwich It’s an M-space. She has a special key for it, which runs the full length of the keyboard just below the regular space bar.
            fidget
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              gruber
                @sandwich What I don’t understand is why Tumblr doesn’t filter them out? Publishing software should fix that for her.
                boxspring
                  @sandwich Maybe she uses vi--if you don’t put two spaces at the end of a sentence, vi doesn’t know it’s a sentence.
                  petergowen
                    @gruber @sandwich So is that not grammatically correct any longer? Or only in print, not web?
                    dansturm
                      @gruber @sandwich The Tumblr iOS app shows her post with only one space.
                      jessicadennis
                        @thomasbrand @sandwich I know, right! Down with the double-spacers!
                        sandwich
                          @gruber I only know the two-spaces-are-bad rule because you taught me. But now I can’t even look at a double-space without literally puking every one of my guts out.
                          jefflewis
                            @gruber @sandwich Every report that I get my hands on in our office seems to have two spaces. Find and replace has let me maintain sanity.
                            strikerobi
                              @sandwich I have to fix this for every piece of text that comes across my desk. It's a compulsion.
                              strikerobi
                                @gruber This should be the first thing on her to-do list for Tumblr.
                                tonyskyday
                                  @sandwich @gruber i showed my boss a passage in a book by the Washington Post's copy desk chief dispelling the two-spaces myth and he still won't believe me.
                                  gtc
                                    @sandwich The office where I'm working mandates double spaces. It's literally killing me.
                                    geowyn
                                      @sandwich @gruber My egregious violation of two-spaces-are-bad was recently called to my attention, but then I found this rebuttal. still on the fence (but not in this post). http://www.heracliteanriver.com/?p=324
                                      chaseg
                                        @sandwich @gruber When did they ever teach the double space? Is it a typewriter vestige?
                                        tehshrike
                                          @gruber @sandwich Only if I get the option to have single-spaces-after-periods displayed at 1.5x width! :-P
                                          indefensible
                                            @sandwich @gruber Her two-spaces habit might be the giveaway that she’s nowhere near as young as she pretends to be. Has anyone ever seen her blink, by the way?
                                            sandwich
                                              @indefensible David Karp double-spaces, too. So she could be 26.
                                              indefensible
                                                @sandwich Man’s a billionaire! He can waste all the spaces his heart desires.
                                                peternelson
                                                  @sandwich @gruber I learned to type on a typewriterso I double space. And I think the iOS “double space to make a period” shortcut only reinforces that (even though it actually only puts one space after the period)
                                                  dru_satori
                                                    @sandwich @indefensible Double space after punctuation is still the standard as taught in many schools. It is a very hard habit to break.