Off topic: It\'s all in the punctuation
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Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
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May 15, 2003

An English professor wrote the words, \"Woman without her man is nothing\" on the blackboard and directed his students to punctuate it correctly.

The men wrote: \"Woman, without her man, is nothing.\"

The women wrote: \"Woman: Without her, man is nothing.\"



 

Nina Engberg  Identity Verified
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Now, ain't that the truth!! May 15, 2003

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I guess which one depends on who you are...


 

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Didn't you get it wrong? May 15, 2003

Isn\'t it:


\"Woman with a man is really something\"


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Mats Wiman

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[ This Message was edited by: MatsWiman on 2003-05-15 11:46]


 

George Hopkins
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I wonder ... May 19, 2003

Dear Mats,

What does Mrs Wiman say?
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Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
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Only Swedes Jun 9, 2003

I think this thread should be transfered to the Swedish Forum... It only attracted Swedesicon_lol.gif

A non-Swede ProZ.com member

[Edited at 2003-06-09 06:05]


 


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