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Please RSVP - seriously?

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Namechangenell Mon 16-Nov-15 22:04:03

Official correspondence asking me to 'please RSVP'. Why??? There's no need for please... Rant over smile

JimmyCorkhill Mon 16-Nov-15 22:05:39

Ha ha! See also PIN number and ATM machine.

Namechangenell Mon 16-Nov-15 22:14:03

Yes - I did like a bit of Brookside back in the day, Jimmy!

AdjustableWench Mon 16-Nov-15 22:45:59

YANBU. They should have said 'Please R'.

KurriKurri Mon 16-Nov-15 22:46:54

Sounds like the recorded message when you phone my GP surgery - 'we are currently dealing with other patients at present' hmm

NinaSimoneful Mon 16-Nov-15 22:50:52

Please respond s'il vous plait thank you por favor merci prego.

NappyValleyHippyCrack Mon 16-Nov-15 23:00:20

Can I throw in 'Christmas Day night'?


SelfLoathing Mon 16-Nov-15 23:00:40

the next station stop.


Dulceetdecorum Mon 16-Nov-15 23:01:58

The advert saying you can 'save up to half price' give me the rage. You can save up to half, or it's half price surely?

MammaTJ Mon 16-Nov-15 23:02:36

YTS SCHEME annoyed me back in the day!

riverboat1 Mon 16-Nov-15 23:04:25

"I could care less"


wasonthelist Mon 16-Nov-15 23:05:12

Ok, Quad bike.

NuttyCluster Mon 16-Nov-15 23:06:21

3AM in the morning give me the rage every time!

dun1urkin Mon 16-Nov-15 23:07:24

self I always thought that the next station stop thing was for muppetitious folk who got confused by 1) the train stopping when it's not at a station or 2) the train not stopping at the next station grin

EcclefechanTart Mon 16-Nov-15 23:08:38

the next station stop...Either the next STATION OR THE NEXT STOP.

No, I think this one actually means what it says. The next station stop, as opposed to the next seven unscheduled stops before the next station which make your train arrive 40 minutes later than you had planned!

Fintan Mon 16-Nov-15 23:08:40

3AM in the morning give me the rage every time!

Yes! It's a line in a song from the 70s, every time I hear it I get the rage too.

Mmmmcake123 Mon 16-Nov-15 23:10:52

EHCP plan, also known as Education, Health AND Care Plan, but frequently mistaken for Education Healthcare Plan plan.

Why are there two errors in this abbreviation? Grrrr....

GloopyGhoul Mon 16-Nov-15 23:11:14

New and improved.

Well, is it new or is it improved?!

KingJoffreyLikesJaffaCakes Mon 16-Nov-15 23:11:36

I get uptight when things are 'for free'.


They're either 'free' or 'for ££'.

Sparklingbrook Mon 16-Nov-15 23:14:29

TSB Bank.

PigeonPie Mon 16-Nov-15 23:20:42

Fintan, it's Mike Oldfield's Moonlight Shadow and bugs me too!

Sgtmajormummy Mon 16-Nov-15 23:21:01

How about "reverse back down the lane"?
One of mine, I'm afraid.blush

IKillEveryBloodyThreadIPostOn Mon 16-Nov-15 23:21:52

"Took my two DCs out this weekend"

So, your two darling childrens? grin

PigeonPie Mon 16-Nov-15 23:21:57

Should have said - OP YANBU! grin and neither is anyone else on the thread.

paulapompom Mon 16-Nov-15 23:24:19

dun muppetitious folk grin

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