However, there is a point at which names get so thoroughly butchered that your only option is to laugh. These...[dramatic pause]... are those butcherings.
"Let's see, is it Steven or Stephen?"
This approach also works with the "ie" vs "y" issue:
Those at least have a method to their mistakes, but now we're going to veer into some unexplained territory. See if you can guess the names on these next three:
Fortunately, sometimes a Wreckerator will recognize that something looks a little "off" with his or her spelling. When this happens, s/he will do the only sensible thing: draw a question mark after the name - on the cake.
Then, when the customer points out that the name in question should be "Jenny" and not "Fenny", the Wreckerator will spare no effort in making a few virtually undetectable corrections:
(You've also gotta love that lone "C" hanging out under "Happy".)
- Related Wreckage: Keith and What's-Her-Name
Note: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JOHN!!! Those of you coming to see us tonight in Kansas City, be sure to offer him plenty of birthday greetings, songs, spankings, etc.