RE: Spaces after periods 'n such

Subject: RE: Spaces after periods 'n such
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2010 14:07:51 -0400

I've never heard of this bizarre episode. When did it happen, and how
long did it last?

(I tried Googling it, but it's hard to separate the real thing from

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael L. Wyland
Sent: Friday, October 29, 2010 6:10 PM
To: Lauren; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Spaces after periods 'n such

Lauren (and all):

And then there is the attempt to change the rules that fails. I
remember when The Washington Post changed its own style manual, which it
sought to promote as universal, to eliminate the second "e' on many
words such as trustee and employee. For a few years afterward, the Post
wrote of "employes" and "trustes" in their newspaper. Needless to say,
the practice never caught on, and eventually the Post changed its style
manual back to the traditional spellings.

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