Nothing says over 40 like two spaces after a period!
If you’ve been hiding since 2012, it’s time to come out and get up to speed. Use only one space after punctuation.
So why are some people still using two spaces?
– Remnant of people who learned to type on a typewriter
– Monospaced typesetting vs. proportionally spaced fonts
RULE: Unless typing on a typewriter, do not use two spaces after punctuation.
The good news is that it will help you on page count if you’re needing space.
Check out the Style Guides: