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    What is the correct expression to use when labeling a picture.

    Me and my wife at a party, or My wife and I at a party.

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    Re: usage of me or I

    "My wife and I at a party" is grammatically correct, but it's ok to write "Me and my wife at a party."

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    Re: usage of me or I

    "My wife and I" is the correct, grammatical expression, but sounds too formal -cold and objective - if you are showing people some photos in a casual situation.
    But note: it is bad manners to put oneself first, as in "me and the wife" - use the colloquial 'bad grammar' in informal situations, but have good manners and put the other person first: 'my wife and me at the beach' - "Mary and me in Vegas".
    Last edited by Excalibur; 08-Nov-2009 at 10:32.

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    Re: usage of me or I

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is the correct expression to use when labeling a picture.

    Me and my wife at a party, or My wife and I at a party.
    They are both correct. Since they are not in a sentence, it could mean:
    This is a photo of "Me and my wife at a party" or
    "My wife and I at a party" are shown in this photo.
    It's more usual to label photos in the objective case. "Me".

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    Re: usage of me or I

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    They are both correct. Since they are not in a sentence, it could mean:
    This is a photo of "Me and my wife at a party" or
    "My wife and I at a party" are shown in this photo.
    It's more usual to label photos in the objective case. "Me".
    Exactly. Both are fine.

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