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Missing apostrophe in Fiat 500 advert

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hambler Fri 24-Jul-09 15:16:42

The new fiat 500 advert says "suns out" when they obviously mean "sun's out".

This is how they replied to my email:

"The way our Marketing designed the advert was to create one long sentence
with words representing the easy going attitude of driving a convertible
especially during summer (i.e ICECREAM,SUNSOUT...). "

Well that's a pants explanation if ever there was one!

Stand up and be counted as a true pedant!
Email them at
contactfiat@uk-central.com

Go on! grin

hambler Fri 24-Jul-09 20:47:22

pedants, don't you care anymore?

Iggi999 Fri 24-Jul-09 20:54:37

Hambler, I feel like I've come home grin

hambler Fri 24-Jul-09 21:02:41

thank you iggi.
I posted this on my facebook page and was bombarded with comments to get a life.smile

I really don't understand how big companies feel they can flout the laws of grammar for the whole world to see.

Casual communications are different. I am not a total grammar arse. grin

Hulababy Fri 24-Jul-09 21:04:05

It's still a fab car wink

hambler Fri 24-Jul-09 21:04:35

Yes I have ordered one!

hambler Fri 24-Jul-09 21:05:06

Hula I did consider canceling the order sad

IdrisTheDragon Fri 24-Jul-09 21:05:38

I will email them.

I am a happy pedant smile

Hulababy Fri 24-Jul-09 21:07:04

No, don't cancel! I really want the convertible; I have the non convertible - got it in December. It is a fab little car.

hambler Fri 24-Jul-09 21:10:59

idris, I salute you!

Hula what one did you get?What colour?
I have ordered the 1.2 pop in pale blue with no fancy bits except chrome stuff

Hulababy Fri 24-Jul-09 22:34:18

A 1.2 lounge, in white. Was supposed to go back and get my side stickers but haven't actually got round to that bit yet. It is lovely.

hambler Sat 25-Jul-09 13:54:25

lovely!

RealityIsGettingMarried Sat 25-Jul-09 13:55:33

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sazzerbear Sat 25-Jul-09 13:56:29

What an appalling explanation from their marketing department! shock

hambler Sat 25-Jul-09 14:04:20

sazzer I thought so too but most people really don't care sad

sazzerbear Sat 25-Jul-09 14:16:22

Broken Britain's to blame, a sorry state of affairs! Thank goodness for the MN pedants though!! grin

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