Mente et Manu

“Man” is the English for both any human being and a person of the male sex. Thus women are “men” in the former usage, but not in the latter. The word, “man,” is from the Proto Germanic, “mann,” and even more remotely from the Proto Indo-European, “man,” which has two entries: one is “man,” “man,” and the other is, “man,” “hand,” as in the Latin, “manus.” A derivative may be “men,” meaning “mind,” as on “mental,” etc. The Uni of NSW has the latter and last meanings in their motto, “mente et manu,” “by mind and by hand.”

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The subject and predicate are all, In a sentence of tale short or tall: The subject's "who" or "what," The predicate's the lot, Of everything else - verb and all.

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