Why is it necessary to leave a space between the final word in a sentence and an exclamation mark, in order to get a perfect mark score?

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Why is it necessary to leave a space between the final word in a sentence and an exclamation mark, in order to get a perfect mark score?

Asked 8 months ago
PaulC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

That’s the way it is in written French. There should always be a space before any punctuation mark made up of 2 parts (question mark, exclamation mark, colon, semi-colon), but not before a simple one-piece punctuation mark like a comma or a full-stop. 

Why is it necessary to leave a space between the final word in a sentence and an exclamation mark, in order to get a perfect mark score?

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