Monday, May 14, 2007

Bad Speeling

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:

Blogger Istvanski said...

Ah - but do they know how to spell colander?

2:17 am  
Blogger savannah said...

and will they get a calendar if they do?

3:51 am  
Blogger rockmother said...

Ister - yes - they've got a nice line in Pirelli ones.

Savannah - oh yes - colanders for everyone

10:36 am  
Blogger Billy said...

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

5:08 pm  
Blogger rockmother said...

Billy - yes - or 'partay'!

6:06 pm  
Blogger llewtrah said...

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

4:47 pm  
Blogger Howesy said...

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

9:05 pm  
Blogger rockmother said...

Howeser - nauw it woznte actcherley

9:45 am  
Blogger rockmother said...

Llewtrah - oh I'm the world's worst punctuator but I do so hate apostrophe misuse

9:46 am  
Anonymous rivergirlie said...

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

9:58 am  
Blogger rockmother said...

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

10:28 am  
Blogger Clair said...

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.

11:13 am  

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