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    angelene001 is offline Member
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    You are welcome. Everyone is welcome

    Writing a notice about an event, for example International Food Night at a club, I can end it "Everyone is welcome". Can I use "You are welcome" instead?

    International Food Night
    Join us at the Black Club on 23 March.
    Sample food from all over the world.
    Just turn up.
    You are welcome.

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    Re: You are welcome. Everyone is welcome

    I'd say 'Everyone is welcome' or 'You are all welcome', or simply 'All welcome'.

    Rover

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    Re: You are welcome. Everyone is welcome

    At a folk club, by tradition, the standard form is 'Come all ye'. But this is a specialized usage. It is a reference to the many folk songs that start 'Come all ye <adj> <noun>s and listen to me'.

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    PS This is a synonym of the Am Eng 'Open mic.' - which is becoming quite common over here. In my day the idea of a microphone was anathema.
    Last edited by BobK; 22-Apr-2013 at 12:49. Reason: PS Added

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    Re: You are welcome. Everyone is welcome

    My preference is for "All welcome".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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