Can one write
a. A group of not well-educated people are very happy with the new measures.
b. A group of people not well-educated are very happy with the new measures.
c. b. A group of people, not well-educated, are very happy with the new measures.

d. A man, not six feet tall, walked into a store.
e. A man, not six-foot tall, walked into a store.

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Do (d) and (e) mean that the man was shorter than six feet?

Many thanks.

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