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Important Comma

Maria Fedorovna, wife of Czar Alexander III and empress of Russia, once used a comma to save a prisoner from Siberian exile. Alexander’s warrant had read, “Pardon impossible, to be sent to Siberia.” Maria intervened and moved the comma so that the note read, “Pardon, impossible to be sent to Siberia.” The prisoner was subsequently released!

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