No prob Bob!
About the MMS, you can apparently use the ICS version without any problems. I haven't tried this yet, but there are folks that have. You would lose the widget functionality if you do this I would imagine.
Also, apparently there is a way to "hack" the feature into the JB version. From Twitter:
Not trying to keep this thread from dying.....but I just noticed that even though a space isn't being automatically inserted on suggested or corrected words, if you just start typing again after, a space will be inserted for you.