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Word wrap problem in answers on IE 7 and iPad

I just posted another question on meta, and thought I'd made a typo of saying "and and" in my post. Here's a screen shot, see the and at the end of the first line and beginning of the second:

double and

But when I went to edit my typo, that and did not exist:

single and

I have hit Ctrl-F5 in my browser but it did not resolve it.

When I copy and paste the text, the paste result has only one "and". This may mean the problem is actually in the browser and has nothing to do with SO at all.

I have duplicated this problem on another computer running the same version of IE.

One more thing: the source of the page has only a single and. Even if this occurs on multiple browsers it may still be a browser issue.

What do you think?

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marked as duplicate by waiwai933, Jeff Atwood Jun 13 '11 at 20:21

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@wai My apologies for wasting anyone's time if this is a duplicate. –  ErikE Jun 13 '11 at 18:58
    
ie7 is only minimally supported at this time; it is literally our minimum browser spec. –  Jeff Atwood Jun 13 '11 at 20:23

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Apparently this is an IE7 bug. However, it can be fixed:

On further investigation it appears to be a variety of the ‘haslayout’ bug, meaning adding either ‘zoom:1′ (invalid CSS) or ‘height:1%’ to the header will fix the bug without altering the padding.

So I think leaving this as a bug makes sense since it's fixable, though combining my question with other similar ones may be in order.

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