By Natural Philosopher Mike Prestwood
Timeline Story

Word-Spacing

Word-Spacing

Absolute Years From Now: 1000
Story Reference Date: 01/01/1001 6:00 PM
40 Generations Ago

Spaces between words started circa 1000 CE because those copying texts found it easier and faster to copy if they introduced spaces between words. The 1215 Magna Carta is a good example of this quality of writing which included word-spacing, uppercase, and lowercase, but no punctuation, nor paragraphs. 

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