Are they serious?

(5 Posts)
rufussmum Wed 07-Nov-12 16:45:58

I hope the monkeys at Debenham's are trying to be ironic - or something. If not, I want to weep. Display of anorak- type coats with the banner 'Trend Watch. Parkers.'

Oh dear. For the entire thing.

Brycie Wed 07-Nov-12 16:47:39

Isn't it Debenhams?

It is pedants' corner

rufussmum Wed 07-Nov-12 16:56:27

Did wonder Brycie, but if there is no apostrophe that must be a branding style choice. Wasn't the store started by a Mr Debenham?

nickelrocketgoBooooooom Fri 09-Nov-12 11:47:23

it was Debenham's originally.

lots of shops lost their apostrophes when they a) became well-known (ie a brand rather than a shop) and b) when the internet stole them all.

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