Originally Posted by poohbear_nc
Actually it's even weirder than first reported - if a word ends in *ple, the preceding space is deleted - I noticed this with people, couple, purple, etc. Way weird!
Yes, I've noticed it with 'couple' now - but Pratchett apparently uses the word 'people' much more.
Of course, by the time they get it fixed, I'll have finished the book.