Microsoft Word to Flag Double Spaces as Errors


Microsoft Word isn't the boss of the language. No one is. But when your spell checker reaches something like a billion people, you have a lot of power to influence the language.

That's why Microsoft's recent decision on double-spacing is so significant. The company's Word software will now flag double spaces between sentences as errors. This could be the end of the road for traditionalists who still double space decades after most style guides publishing authorities decided single spacing is the way to go. Here's the full story at CNN.

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