King regards vs Kind regards

Discussion in 'English Only' started by OhMan, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. OhMan Member

    English, AUS
    Couple of my letters I occasionally get "king regards" at the end. I've never heard of it and always just assumed it was an error, however it's popped up a couple times now so I am starting to wonder if maybe it is actually a term I don't know about.

    Can anyone tell me if "king regards" is actually a proper term, or is it merely a misspelling of "kind regards"?

    Thank you for your time,
  2. volky

    volky Senior Member

    Puerto Rico, USA
    The correct message is kind regards or best regards.

    King regards is a misspelling error, unless the message is comming from a king, in which case it should read: king's regards. :D
  3. Gwan Senior Member

    Indre et Loire, France
    New Zealand, English
    I'm pretty sure it's just a typo. Probably caused by the fact that we type -ing so many times a day that our fingers just keep going - I do that sort of thing all the time.
  4. JudeMama

    JudeMama Senior Member

    USA - Chicago suburbs
    American English
    I have noticed that many people rely too much on "Spell Check" and accept the suggestions made by their computers without double-checking context!
  5. sdgraham

    sdgraham Senior Member

    Oregon, USA
    USA English
    Speaking of typos, it's "coming." (If poster's PMs were enabled, I would have done this privately :) :))
  6. volky

    volky Senior Member

    Puerto Rico, USA
    Appreciate the correction and the note.

    We are all learning here!
  7. OhMan Member

    English, AUS
    Ok, so it is definitely a typo.

    Has it been used before in any sort of historical context? Like maybe in Victorian times or perhaps something religion related?
  8. volky

    volky Senior Member

    Puerto Rico, USA
    I don't think so.

    This was definitely a typo.
  9. OhMan Member

    English, AUS
    Ok thanks guys.

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