Here’s one way to save space on your party invitations: “RSVP” is an abbreviation of the French phrase “répondez s’il vous plaît,” which translates to “respond please” in English. So asking guests to “please RSVP” is redundant. Added bonus: You don’t need periods.
Is it rude to omit the “please” in English, though? 🤔 That’s up to you.
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