Ms. Ps & Qs

By Professor Nancy Rapoport

Dear Readers:

This month, I’m opening the column with a bit from one of my favorite comedians, Henry Cho.  In a clip (Henry Cho on the Late Show with Craig Ferguson) that you can find here (http://www.henrychocomedy.com/#1168/youtube), he’s talking about his cousin on his wife’s side.  He had to get this cousin out of jail.  His cousin said, “Hey, I tried to call you on the cell phone.”  Henry:  “You don’t have a cell . . .

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