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In Double Space, No One Can Here You Whine

 Quickly popping in to pick on a rant that's been going around the writersphere.  Over here, Farhad Manjoo complains about people who use the traditional keyboarding method of putting double spaces after a period:

www.slate.com/id/2281146/

I roll my eyes at this, but someone else has responded to it far better than I can:

www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2011/01/you-can-have-my-double-space-when-you-pry-it-from-my-cold-dead-hands/69592/

I say only this: My name is Derek, and I put double spaces after a period (Everyone responds with "Hi Derek").  And I can quit any time I want!  Really!  I just don't want to!  Putting double spaces after periods is simply the only way I can deal with the pain *sniff*.

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