An English professor wrote the words : A woman without her man is nothing on the chalkboard and asked his students to...

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propus: 31 Aug 2004

An English professor wrote the words :
"A woman without her man is nothing"
on the chalkboard and asked his students to punctuate it correctly.

All of the males in the class wrote:
"A woman, without her man, is nothing."


All the females in the class wrote:
"A woman: without her, man is nothing."

Punctuation is powerful

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