Mrs. Polish

(9 Posts)
CrazyDuchess Fri 22-Apr-16 12:24:30

Saw this on a van earlier today advertising a cleaning company.

Because it is a essentially advertising as a last name is it correct and pronounced polish (as in to clean and shine)

CrazyDuchess Fri 22-Apr-16 12:27:25

Have requested duplicated to be deleted!

bigbadbarry Fri 22-Apr-16 12:30:33

I'm not sure what you're asking - how to pronounce it, like cleaning or like the country? I'd go for the cleaning one, like you say. I'm sure if you got it wrong they would correct you.

Muddlewitch Fri 22-Apr-16 12:31:16

Is it the full stop you are questioning?

CrazyDuchess Fri 22-Apr-16 12:32:04

My question is how is it pronounced- with the capital P is it still polish

CrazyDuchess Fri 22-Apr-16 12:33:21

Thank you - my grammar is shocking and I will run away from pedants corner! Thanks

SqueegyBeckinheim Fri 22-Apr-16 12:34:21

Surely it's all in the context. If it's a cleaning company it's polish,even if traditionally with a capital p it's not pronounced that way, if it was a van for a supplier of say Eastern European foods I'd assume it was as in the country.

CrazyDuchess Fri 22-Apr-16 12:36:15

That's why I was asking - to clarify

FruStefanOla Wed 27-Apr-16 16:10:19

Maybe Mrs Polish is a Polish woman who does polishing? She is, cleverly, using the play on words?

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