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banging my head on a brick wall............

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loobeylou Tue 30-Sep-08 21:51:20

Am not a fully paid up member of pedants' corner, but my local hair salon has a fire notice which used to read
"Encase of fire........." - told them that it should be in case, two separate words. It now reads
"En case of fire......"

I also saw some current buns for sale on the market, presumably that means they were not out of date yet?!

I wish I was joking!

Carmenere Tue 30-Sep-08 21:52:47

lolologrin Brilliant.

CherryChapstick Tue 30-Sep-08 21:54:22

Also, it would be; "banging my head against a wall."

loobeylou Tue 30-Sep-08 22:23:17

LOL Cherry, guilty as charged!

CherryChapstick Wed 01-Oct-08 08:12:40


sleepychunky Wed 01-Oct-08 10:16:46

<whispers> I wish I were joking

MaryAnnSingleton Wed 01-Oct-08 10:18:20

encase or en case is suitably continental sounding for a hair salon though !

loobeylou Wed 01-Oct-08 12:56:46

oh dear, sorry sleepychunky, will try to do better grin

asicsgirl Fri 03-Oct-08 19:41:01

there is a hairdresser's in hornsea called 'X's salon de haute coiffure'. i always imagine all these ladies coming out with great big beehives...

FunnyLittleFrog Wed 08-Oct-08 17:37:31

LOL at en case!

There's a salon near me called 'Pastiche' which always makes me laugh.

Do they imitate - perhaps with satirical intent - the work of other salons? Or do they produce an incongruous mix of different styles on the heads of their customers?

The mind boggles.

GetOrfMoiLand Wed 08-Oct-08 17:39:48

Lol at 'Pastiche'

Perhaps they meant to say Panache??

asicsgirl Wed 08-Oct-08 17:57:11

hee hee

my french penfriend had a dog called pistache. i kept calling it 'pastiche'. unintentional i assure you...

Flamebat Wed 08-Oct-08 17:59:44

She could be sat on the wall whilst banging her head wink

FabioCatello Wed 08-Oct-08 18:01:09

lol at current buns and pastiche

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