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    Question Formal wedding invitation.

    Is the following format correct when the parents of the bride are inviting guests

    We, Mrs Rose Thomas Kunnathu and Mr Thomas James Kunnathu, request the honour of your presence at the marriage of our daughter Mariette Anne .......................................etc


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    Re: Formal wedding invitation.

    click here for samples.

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    Re: Formal wedding invitation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Julierose View Post
    Is the following format correct when the parents of the bride are inviting guests

    We, Mrs Rose Thomas Kunnathu and Mr Thomas James Kunnathu, request the honour of your presence at the marriage of our daughter Mariette Anne .......................................etc


    Thankyou,
    Julie.
    These invitations are normally done in the third person plural:

    Mr and Mrs Thomas Kunnathu

    request the pleasure of the company of

    [name of guest(s)]

    at the marriage of their daughter Mariette Anne

    to

    [name of groom]
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Formal wedding invitation.

    Yes, I understand that these invitations are normally done in the third person plural, but would it be grammatically wrong to word the invitation that way?
    Thanks and regards,
    Julie.






    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    These invitations are normally done in the third person plural:

    Mr and Mrs Thomas Kunnathu

    request the pleasure of the company of

    [name of guest(s)]

    at the marriage of their daughter Mariette Anne

    to

    [name of groom]

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    Re: Formal wedding invitation.

    It wouldn't be grammatically wrong, no, just unnatural and unusual.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Formal wedding invitation.

    Ok , I get it

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    Re: Formal wedding invitation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Julierose View Post
    OK, I get it.
    Note:

    1) It's "OK" or "Okay", but not "Ok".
    2) Do not put a space before a comma.
    3) End every sentence with a single punctuation mark (a smiley face does not count as a punctuation mark).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Formal wedding invitation.

    A formal wedding invitation (which is what you asked about) is pretty much set in stone in English-speaking countries.

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    #9

    Re: Formal wedding invitation.

    This is a correct way for a formal invitation, but is it not very simple? you can add one or two more respective lines including vane and programs.

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    Re: Formal wedding invitation.

    Quote Originally Posted by reema123 View Post
    This is a correct way for a formal invitation, but is it not very simple? you can add one or two more respective lines including vane and programs.
    Vane? Did you mean "venue"?

    Of course there is more information on a wedding invitation, but not much more - usually simply the place and the time and then "RSVP" at the bottom, making it clear that you need to reply to let them know if you're coming. If you go back to post #2 and click on the link provided, you will see lots of example invitation wordings.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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