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THINGS I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE SURE YOU KNOW
If you are American, you DO NOT NEED to capitalize every word of every sentence or bulletpoint. Please stop it. We are not German.

You DO NOT NEED to add 2 spaces after every period when you are typing. That went out with the typewriter. Stop it.

If you are walking somewhere, anywhere, DO NOT stop in the middle of passageways or doorways or anywhere where someone might want to get through or past you. MOVE OUT OF THE WAY.

If you are driving and turning, there is NO NEED to slow down to a complete STOP before you turn.

If you are driving on the highway, and are about to take an exit ramp, you DO NOT NEED to slow down BEFORE you get on the ramp. That is what the ramp IS FOR.

If you use the last of the toilet paper, CHANGE THE ROLL.

Also, there is rarely any need to REPLY ALL. Stop it.

This has been a public service announcement. Feel free to expand.
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Why did the rule about two-spaces after the period change when we abandoned typewriters? I still insert two spaces, just out of typing habit.

Because typewriters had set spaces for characters and sometimes it was hard to read where sentences ended and began. Computers use ibtuitive spacing and compensate. At least that is what I was taught! Two spaces are an editor's nightmare.

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