There’s Only One Space?

I just heard, through a friend so I haven’t verified it yet, that the MLA – the folks responsible for English language grammar –  have changed the number of spaces after a period from two to one.

I did not know this.

I’ve always thought that it was funny that my Blackberry, when the space bar is tapped twice, automatically adds a period and then only skipped one space and not two, but didn’t delve too far into it.  I just figured it was a text space saver.  But now my mind is mildly blown!  Even just now – just now – I still put two spaces after a period!  I can’t stop!!!!!

Can anyone confirm this for me?  Do I need to change my writing habits? 

Also, check out my recent eBays auctions.  Here’s a picture of the detail of Thor’s hammer from one of the lots:

Bid lots!

See you tomorrow!

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