Hello world and space!

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  1. Katherine

    As noted by someone earlier, the two-space rule related to typewriters, not to word processors. This decision looks extremely arbitrary to me. I am amazed that some little Napoleon(s) at the APA has/have taken it upon themselves to decree a change a standard that has withstood decades of use and was itself a response to a need for a new look after typewriters were no longer the medium of print production. This new two-space rule is really, IMO, silly and a big waste of energy.

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