A teacher wrote

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.

Vocabulary Help

  • teacher - professor(a)
  • without - sem
  • nothing - nada
  • chalkboard - quadro negro
  • male - homem, macho
  • write (write, wrote, written) - escrever
  • females - mulher, fêmea
  • powerful - poderoso


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