Fourteen Punctuation Spacing Rules
,

1. Space once after a comma
;

2. Space once after a semi-colon 
-

3. Do not space before or after a hyphen 
:

4. Space twice after a colon
. ? !

5. Space twice after the punctuation at the end of a sentence 
.

6. Space once after a period used with initials or titles
(

7. Space once before an open parenthesis but do not space after it 
)

8. Space once after a closed parenthesis but do not space before it 
#

9. Do not space between the number and the number sign
(The sign before a number means number and after a number it means pounds)
&

10. Space before and after the ampersand
$

11. Do not space between the dollar sign and the number
@

12. Space once before and after the at sign, except in e-mail addresses
%

13. Do not space between the number and the percent sign
/

14. Do not space before or after the forward slash
created by Jo Black (09.06.03)