URGENT - Help required

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I received a Christmas card from a neighbour so must send one back asap.

Trouble is, she's divorced, and her kids have a different surname than she does.

Obviously I've written all the names in proper order (debatable) in the card itself, but what do I put on the envelope?

For normal families I'd usually put 'the (head of house surname) family' but in this case it obviously isn't a normal family.

Any advice?
 


Half Nelson

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I think you may have misunderstood the purpose of the Feedback forum. :)
 

Half Nelson

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Just put "Mary (X) and Family". They're a normal family; it's your version of 'normal' that's skewed. :)
 

The Field Marshal

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Just put

Name if known
Maiden name if known
Previously married name if known.
Current married name.
1st Partners name
2nd Partners name.

Get as many names as you can onto the card and that way you will not overlook anything and be embarrassed.
 

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try to the slapper at no 10 may you burn in hell for bringing the shame of divorce into holy ireland signed a concerned catholic ps happy xmas and a prosperous new year
 

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Any advice?
Have 4 large whiskeys and smoke a little weed if you have any.............every liddle t'ing gonna be allllritteee.
 

ger12

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"Ger12 and family"

That's an urgent to you? :shock:
 

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"Forename & co"
 

Half Nelson

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The mods were quick to move this into 'chat'. I always knew they existed.
 

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That's what I would put if I only knew one member of the family.

Not the case here.
I see (I think).
You have to mention her name since she sent you the card, but this may be an effort on her part to mark her territory, so to speak.

Have I got the picture - Him and Her with his kids?

So, (if I'm reading this correctly), I'd put her name, followed by his name "and Family". That way you've ambiguously covered all angles.
 
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Did she put any name at all on the card?

Use that and stop panicking.
 

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I'd just put all their first names.

Make it cute, like "Mary 'n Paddy 'n Sean" then it looks friendly and, more importantly, deliberate.
 

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Just put:

"first name" at...... 123 slapper st., mayo, etc" They will get the card.

I got one address to "the yank at so-n-so st...etc" and it got to me just fine. My wife was bent out of shape as I am a Irish born citizen, but I thought it was grand as I had been gone for so many years. Now I call my friend that sent the letter and told him to just write " The yankee doodle dandy at...etc" and see if that works as well... this will be a great test to be sure
 

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Such a quandary.

There's no option. You're just going to have to move house.
 

Emily Davison

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I received a Christmas card from a neighbour so must send one back asap.

Trouble is, she's divorced, and her kids have a different surname than she does.

Obviously I've written all the names in proper order (debatable) in the card itself, but what do I put on the envelope?

For normal families I'd usually put 'the (head of house surname) family' but in this case it obviously isn't a normal family.

Any advice?
Troll. Obvious to anyone who has been following your posts.
 


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