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FCO is goi9ng to the dogs with the rest of the country

Postby ruggie » Wed 1 Aug 2012 11:31 GMT

Even the British Foreign office can't get it right (from Twitter):
"@fcotravel: If your planning on getting married in #Spain, make sure you check the British Embassies website for advice http://t.co/JWdzBwY8"
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Postby Graeme » Wed 1 Aug 2012 13:58 GMT

I couldn't get the twitter link to work Ruggie.....
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Postby Dave » Wed 1 Aug 2012 15:54 GMT

The inverted commas have got sucked into the link (as tends to happen with link automation, though it shouldn't - it's easy enough to exclude them, I'm sure, as they're not one of the range of acceptable characters for URLs).

But I think it's the grammatical howlers ("your" instead of "you're"; "British Embassies" instead of "British Embassy's") that Ruggie's getting at, rather than the website linked to. Am I right, Ruggie?

Just like universities, they're letting in anyone these days... Mind you, some of my longer-serving ex-colleagues weren't exactly H. W. Fowler incarnate either.
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