(Closed) Invitation wording help

posted 6 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Which would you use given the situation and the fact that I don't want the together with phrase
    1 : (7 votes)
    70 %
    2 : (1 votes)
    10 %
    3 : (0 votes)
    4 : (0 votes)
    5 : (2 votes)
    20 %
    other- list below....don't you dare say the together with phrase! :) hehe : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    1798 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I voted for option 1. Use of “and” implies a married couple.

    Also, for all of them, I think it should be “request” (because there is more than one host) instead of requests 🙂


    Post # 4
    7904 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    Option 1 is the only one that does not imply marriage, but change to “request”

    Post # 5
    4194 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

    According to Emily Post (my guru on invite etiquette), #1 is correct.

    You could also do:

    Ms. Brides Mom
    Mr. Brides Dad
    marriage of their daughter…
    Bride to
    son of
    Doctor Groom Mom
    Doctor Groom Dad

    My parents are divorced, both families are contributing, and that’s the format I’m going with. It just feels heavy having so many names in a row.

    You shouldn’t have an “and” anywhere near the divorced parents name, apparently-

    originally I had:
    Bride Mom and
    Bride Dad

    but the “and” might supposedly “confuse” people. 


    Post # 8
    1798 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    @August252012:  I like her suggestion too. The problem that your Future Mother-In-Law may have is that it doesn’t imply that the grooms parents are co-hosting the event. Instead, it implies that only the bride’s parents are.

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