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.”

Vocabulary Help

  • without – sem
  • nothing – nada
  • write (write, wrote, written) – escrever
  • chalkboard – quadro negro
  • male – homem, macho
  • females – mulheres, fêmeas