Re: Spaces after periods 'n such

Subject: Re: Spaces after periods 'n such
From: Wade Courtney <wade -dot- courtney -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 10:22:25 -0700

All I learned was not to drink a whole fifth of Slow Gin in the space
of a couple of hours...

On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
> On 10/31/2010 8:21 AM, Keith Hood wrote:
>> Now to throw another monkey wrench into the works:  what about the number of spaces following a colon?
>
> The double-space rule I was taught is two spaces after all punctuation
> that ends a sentence and after colons.
>
> This reminds me of when I was learning to write in kindergarten.  I was
> taught to use one finger space between words, two fingers between
> sentences, and three fingers to indent a paragraph.  I also learned that
> if my "o's" did not touch the line and I filled in the gap with my
> crayon, then when the boy next to me copies my little cheat, he gets
> whacked with a ruler.
>
> Lauren
>
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Re: Spaces after periods 'n such: From: Keith Hood
Re: Spaces after periods 'n such: From: Lauren

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