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Something that annoys me.

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kittylester Sat 09-Feb-19 14:22:42

My real name is quite unusual and I use a shortened version. The shortened version can be spelt with or without an e on the end. I always use the e. My niece has the same name and doesn't. (She's wrong!!! grin)

AIBU to get really angry when people ignore my extra e? I know I am really but it infuriates me when I send a message or email and people don't take enough care to check.

Feel better now!!

Tillybelle Mon 11-Feb-19 14:02:19

olliebeak. Or - like my Aunt who had six brothers - do you ever get called.... "Lil" ?!!!
Hence I grew up with and Aunty Lil. Poor lady. She was the best Aunty ever, so long-suffering!!

SueDonim Mon 11-Feb-19 15:40:27

My father misspelt my second name, with an A instead of an O. I've always used the O version but my birth certificate plainly has the A spelling. Luckily, it's not caused me any problems in life so far.

On being asked if you have spelt your own name correctly, I was recently asked by the bank if I had my own date of birth right! I offered to phone my 90-something mother to clarify but they said that wouldn't be necessary. confused

rambler2 Tue 12-Feb-19 09:43:41

Not really bothered if people get my name wrong so long as they like me!
What really annoys me is when sales assistants call me "dear' or 'love'.
So patronising.