although i will never, never, never use the words "journal" or "impact" as verbs, and i will never (even upon threat of torture) say this sentence: "it was a fun trip for m and i,"* i have lived my entire life thus far believing that the correct way to type was with a double space after every period. and i'm wrong. and everyone else on the internets seems to know this except me. even as i write this, i am physically incapable of not putting two spaces after each and every period. it's pure luck that my blog organizes itself typographically with hardly any input from me. it's not my fault, though: i was trained that way, in tenth grade typing class on an ibm selectric by a woman who was also the cheerleading coach, and who chanted, "A, A, A, space! semi, semi, semi, space! S, S, S, space! L, L, L, space!" etcetera.
*why, oh why, does the whole world think this is correct? why? why?