It's not an Invite

(7 Posts)
Nanny0gg Sat 26-Oct-13 21:46:07

It's an invitation!

Okay?

trish5000 Sat 26-Oct-13 21:48:50

ok. Are you sure? grin

Personally, that is one I might have done wrong <avidly checks spelling and grammar>

Ihatespiders Sat 02-Nov-13 23:58:51

I'm so pleased that it's not just me who gets The Rage about this.

Invite is a verb. I will invite you to the pedants' party.

Invitation is a noun. I will send you an invitation.

Cooroo Mon 04-Nov-13 07:39:37

I think invite is used as an abbreviation. Doesn't make it right though !

Marylou2 Tue 26-Nov-13 20:51:38

This infuriates my mum too. it is one of her favourite topics.She's an old school English teacher. I'll tell her that she's not alonegrin .

ReallyOverThis Mon 09-Dec-13 13:09:54

YES YES YES. My Mum was very strict on this too and so am I. She also hated "the electric" as in "have you paid the electric bill yet?". Really, did the bill light up and flash??

aftereight Mon 09-Dec-13 13:12:14

Yes, I'm aftaid this makes me really judgy.
Where do we stand on relation vs. relatives? Everybody around me in rl says relation, I think relative, who's correct?

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