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Author Topic: Did you know most of us have been saying it wrong?  (Read 521 times)

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Offline iam_misshennessy

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Did you know most of us have been saying it wrong?
« on: August 23, 2020, 05:46:35 PM »
So today I learned "Merry Treats" is actually "Merry Treat" - singular. I have never "heard" (read) anyone call her Merry Treat before, and so I've always just assumed it was "Treats", plural.

Although... Merry Treats sounds better *shrug*

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Re: Did you know most of us have been saying it wrong?
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2020, 06:02:49 PM »
I just checked and as far as I can see I've been referring to her correctly...cool! Did make me second guess myself though. :P Merry Treats sounds cute though!
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Re: Did you know most of us have been saying it wrong?
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2020, 07:43:47 PM »
I’ve always called her Merry Treats.

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Re: Did you know most of us have been saying it wrong?
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2020, 11:29:38 PM »
This is one of those things I lowkey knew, but it sounds so unnatural I tend to pretend I don't know it and add the s.
As witnessed by my website, which uses the correct name...
http://www.etherella.com/scrapbook2/merry_treats.htm

...except as you can see in the URL and the link in the link frame to her page ;)

I can confirm the UK card also calls her Merry Treat.

The same is true for Nilly (Vanilla Treat), hence why I called her Nilly as a kid >.>

And I always see people using the spelling "Tuneful". Which is only correct if you're in the UK ;) The US card gives her name a double ll...

« Last Edit: August 23, 2020, 11:31:15 PM by Taffeta »
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Re: Did you know most of us have been saying it wrong?
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2020, 09:44:15 AM »
I'm not sure if i said it wrong before or not. Good to know though.
I checked with my mlp g1 colectors guide and it says merry treat in there as well.
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Re: Did you know most of us have been saying it wrong?
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2020, 01:45:06 PM »
I had to do a search for my own posts to be sure, and oi, guilty... :P No idea how that could have happened, usually if I'm not sure about the spelling of a certain name or word I google it before posting! :blush:
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