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A Puzzle in Parsing.—" James," said the teacher, " parse the sentence, ' Yucatan is a peninsula-.' " " Yes'm," falteringly began James, who never could understand grammar. "Yucatan is a proper noun, nom'tive case, second person, singular." Why," asked the teacher m amazement, " how do you make that out?" " Yes'm," snid James. "First person, Icatan; second person, Yucatan; third person, Hecatan ; plural, first person, Weeatan; second par—" But here the teacher fainted^

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Page 10 Advertisements Column 2, Evening Star, Issue 15656, 21 November 1914

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