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Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Fri 02-Sep-16 14:28:57

My parents have very kindly sent us some flowers. The florist has attached a little card in an envelope addressed to Mr and Mr's Gasp0de. Inside it says 'Happy annivery'.

They're lovely flowers, which is the main thing, but I do wonder why two words that a florist must have to write many times a week should be so spectacularly wrong.

WowOoo Fri 02-Sep-16 14:33:22

They are probably rushed off their feet or passionate about flowers alone, not spelling!
Did it say "Mr's" also?

Buzzardbird Fri 02-Sep-16 14:38:43

How many husbands to you have? grin

Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Fri 02-Sep-16 15:45:45

One is more than enough, thank you, Buzzardbird! 34 years tomorrow since we tied the knot.

Yes, Mr and Mr's is what it said on the card. A nice case of the random use of the apostrophe.

Buzzardbird Fri 02-Sep-16 15:50:58

Wonder is the pen slipped? Congratulations on you're your annivery anniversary. flowers

SanityClause Fri 02-Sep-16 15:56:29

I had a staff member who used to do this all the time. Nearly every plural got a random apostrophe. Whyyyyyyy?

But I have never seen a more bizarre case of random apostrophe than yours. Maybe it's a kind of special gift for pedants that they provide?

Congratulations on your anniversary. flowers

Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Fri 02-Sep-16 18:05:27

Thanks all! Yes, it was an extra special touch - it must be even more widely known than I realised that I am indeed an out and out pedant. grin

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