Actually, I'm not kidding, there really WASN'T a /p tag.
Heh. Yeah, that was back before there was a BR tag too. In fact, the P tag basically functioned as a BR. But by the time the first HTML RFC was published, BR was ubiquitous and paragraph breaks became paragraphs and were no longer empty elements. Sure, the /P end tag has remained optional but that's just no excuse. ;-)
Now, if I could just teach myself to write those BRs as <br/>. . .
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