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Auntieflo Mon 03-Oct-16 13:39:53

I have been searching for a stairgate, and looked on a sort of Freecycle site. This ad. came up and I wondered what wall cardboard could possibly be. Here is a picture.🙄
note the heading in orange/red type. Oh my word.

hildajenniJ Mon 03-Oct-16 14:23:24

What a novel idea. Could it be for soundproofing or insulation? confused

Alima Mon 03-Oct-16 14:35:33

Looks like predictive text has struck again, moral of the story, check before posting!

ninathenana Mon 03-Oct-16 14:50:11

Well until I saw the photo I was thinking it might be a weird way to describe plaster board.
Obviously not confused
Off to ask Mr Google

ninathenana Mon 03-Oct-16 14:52:37

It's a name for a type of material used for storage/moving boxes. You learn something new everyday smile

Auntieflo Mon 03-Oct-16 15:45:27

I was thinking that they just cannot spell cupboard. ( Draws sic. Optional)

Elegran Mon 03-Oct-16 16:12:24

Oh yes, I've found it online ( and it says "no room for it as its to big 4 draws 3 cardboard's " It does have 4 drawers and 3 cupboards but it is a base unit, not wall.

DaphneBroon Mon 03-Oct-16 18:22:33

Is it time to quote "Chester draws"? grin

Charleygirl Mon 03-Oct-16 18:30:33


BBbevan Mon 03-Oct-16 19:01:12

Or 'Corjets'

DaphneBroon Mon 03-Oct-16 20:16:38

Very tasty with potatoe's

Ana Mon 03-Oct-16 20:18:11

And leaks.

Bellanonna Mon 03-Oct-16 20:24:20

DefinAtely better with cabbidge

Cherrytree59 Tue 04-Oct-16 10:53:55

I have heard of a site the brings up items that have been spelled wrong on ebay.
I think how it works is the items are passed over by searches as in your instance Auntieflo if it was only Cupboards that was being sold and they were itemised as cardboard
it could mean there are no bidders. The purchaser using the site then gets the goods at a low price.

DaphneBroon Tue 04-Oct-16 10:58:42

Or even on the "sight"
Or are they sold "site unseen"?

BBbevan Tue 04-Oct-16 11:25:06

I don't know weather I've seen that

Jayh Tue 04-Oct-16 12:52:16

Perhaps English isn't their first language.

Esspee Tue 04-Oct-16 13:02:54

I'm beginning to think that English isn't the first language of most under 30s.

ninathenana Tue 04-Oct-16 13:16:51

I had to comment on someone's FB post the other day. I can't remember what it was about but she had posted 'somethink' not a typo as it was typed the same twice.
Esspee grin

Ana Tue 04-Oct-16 13:18:46

One of DD's friends sent her a text saying that she'd had 'a sick sense' about something...hmm

Witzend Tue 04-Oct-16 13:37:42

My local Freecycle was offering a chez lounge not long ago.

BlueBelle Tue 04-Oct-16 13:46:35

People are often saying please delete if not aloud

DaphneBroon Tue 04-Oct-16 13:49:35

Were have you seen that?

Stansgran Tue 04-Oct-16 14:02:54

I wouldn't be phased by any of those spellings. I do wonder if they could seperate the cupboards .

annodomini Tue 04-Oct-16 14:23:42

grin Stansgran. I must admit to being fazed by its all too frequent confusion with 'phased'. They do have very separate meanings.