Punctuation Question: One Space or Two?

Question: Do I put one or two spaces after a period (or other terminal punctuation)?

Answer: One. That’s all. Please, do not hit that space key more than once after the period. One space is all you need. Sometimes, two can be better than one, but not this time.

Grammar Girl and Slate explain.

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