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Bad Speeling

May 15, 2007
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There’s a forthcoming certain Son of Romo’s 6th birthday coming up this Friday. Whilst out hastily purchasing vast amounts of party bag goodness this weekend I came across some rather bad spelling – incredible! Wow – an invertation – is that like an invite that closes in on itself? Almost as bad as my attempt at spelling feasible in my O Level English GCE (yes, that’s pre-GCSE – I am getting on a bit). In a fit of panic I spelt it pheasable. Nice – derived from the verb to pheasant of course?

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12 Comments
  1. Istvanski permalink

    Ah – but do they know how to spell colander?

  2. savannah permalink

    and will they get a calendar if they do?

  3. rockmother permalink

    Ister – yes – they’ve got a nice line in Pirelli ones.<br/><br/>Savannah – oh yes – colanders for everyone

  4. Billy permalink

    They should have used the opportunity of spelling party with lots of extra e’s.

  5. rockmother permalink

    Billy – yes – or ‘partay’!

  6. llewtrah permalink

    Tesco local to my workplace have big signs hanging from the ceiling with grave misuse of the apostrophe in plurals.

  7. Howesy permalink

    Whot’s rong with the spellling then? Is it printedd the saym on the reseet?

  8. rockmother permalink

    Howeser – nauw it woznte actcherley

  9. rockmother permalink

    Llewtrah – oh I’m the world’s worst punctuator but I do so hate apostrophe misuse

  10. rivergirlie permalink

    maybe it’s an invitation to one of those tiresome yoga parties that competitive parents have (according to a brilliant book i read recently)

  11. rockmother permalink

    Rivergirlie – hello there! Oh yuck – is that as well as the after-school Advanced Mandarin for 5 yr olds? I kid you not – it goes on – I met a teacher who says she teaches kids that get dragged off to such torture after school on Fridays – by their nannies of course as the crummymummies are out getting a bikini wax whilst snuffling more double skinny triple zero half cap caff at the local spa. x

  12. Clair permalink

    Every day I pass a sign that says ‘Sharon’s Toiletrie’s’, and its next-door neighbour, ‘Moira’s Fruit and Juice’s’. Fair drives me potty.

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