Avi Selk, writing for The Washington Post:
Ob viously, thereneed to be standards. Unless you’re doing avant – garde po e try, or something , you can’tjustspacew ords ho w e v e r y o u want. That would be insanity. Or at least,
Enter three psychology researchers from Skidmore College, who decided it’s time for modern science to sort this out once and for all.
I’m still not convinced, especially since the test was conducted using a fixed-width font. The article is perfect though — go read it, spacing and all. It also has the perfect correction:
Note: An earlier version of this story published incorrectly because, seriously, putting two spaces in the headline broke the web code.