(Closed) RSVP wording

posted 7 years ago in Paper
  • poll: M or no M
    With M on blank line : (6 votes)
    86 %
    No M : (1 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    5984 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 1999

    I think it depends on the level of formality that you desire.  Will you be writing Mr. & Mrs. John Smith or John & Suzy Smith on the front of the envelope?  If so, then you might want to keep it consistent inside on the RSVP.  Just a thought…

    Post # 4
    Member
    7975 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    While I’m not typically a big fan of the M (I tend towards informal), I think with the layout of your RSVP, you kind of need it. My fear with dropping it would be that a fair number of people would just think it was a dividing line, and fail to write their name at all! People manage to make some really dumb mistakes while filling out RSVPs.

    Post # 5
    Member
    4137 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    @ddw:exactly. no one will realize they’re supposed to write their names!

    Post # 7
    Member
    156 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    We’re writing “Names” instead of “M” because at least 1/4 of the people we are inviting are doctors, and it’s annoying to cross out the “M” and put “D” instead!

    The topic ‘RSVP wording’ is closed to new replies.

    Find Amazing Vendors