You may miss an error in a hastily written message inside a greeting card, but it is difficult to forgive one printed on the front.
A buyer with eagle eyes found a card that went on sale despite an obvious grammatical error stamped on the front.
Clive Andrews found the card, which said "Sorry, your departure", at a DIY store in Southwick, West Sussex.
I should have read "I'm sorry, you're leaving."
Clive joked that he would buy the card for any proofreader friend who was changing jobs, as they would be the most irritated by the careless mistake.
Clive & # 39; s cheep It quickly went viral, and many Twitter users shared stories of the hilarious mistakes they had seen on cards and posters.
Clive Andrews found a card that said "I'm sorry, go away" at a DIY store in Southwick, West Sussex (pictured). The phrase is not grammatically correct and should say "I'm sorry, you're leaving"
He joked that he would buy it for any friend proofreader, since they would be the ones who would find their grammatical errors more annoying (in the photo)
The word "sorry your leave" in white letters that were written in a mixture of uppercase and lowercase.
The grammatical error was written on a blue sky background next to a colorful group of balloons.
Clive tweeted a picture of the card on Monday, subtitled the publication: "I need to buy this card and keep it ready for the next time a friend writer changes jobs."
His tweet was shared thousands of times on Twitter, accumulating more than 7,000 likes and retweets.
His tweet was shared thousands of times on Twitter. He urged other Twitter users to share stories of the bad grammar they had seen (pictured), including another card that said "in your retreat."
Many Twitter users shared stories of flagrant grammatical errors that they had seen themselves.
THE MOST COMMON CORRECTED GRAMMAR ERRORS
Even native English speakers still have difficulty with their grammar, including the difference between you and their and who and from whom.
You mean you are, then you're going out today & # 39;
You are possessive, then & # 39; This is your home & # 39;
Who wants to say who he is? So, who is going to be ours today?
Whose is possessive, so who is this house? & # 39;
One tweeted: & # 39; Reminds me of a card that I once found for a friend & # 39; Special & # 39; & # 39 ;, with a poem about all the ways in which that friend was & # 39; Special & # 39; & # 39; And yes, all the & # 39; & # 39; specials & # 39; & # 39; between quotation marks. I bought it for my housemate.
& # 39; Gah! I saw celery "storks" this time at my local supermarket this morning, "said another.
A third said: & # 39; A school near me had a sign on the front informing everyone about the & # 39; & # 39; photos & # 39; & # 39; from the school. Again, it was a school & # 39;
Another wrote: "The local care home had a sign outside for & # 39; Summer Fate & # 39; I never knew what happened at the end.
Another suggested that the card was not written really does not have an error and the message really continued inside the card.
One suggested: "On the inside it says & # 39; … the party was crap & # 39; & # 39;
Another commented: "I was going to say: & # 39; … the present has already been eaten & # 39; & # 39;