Card to protect a card

Cheryl thinks there should be an annual Aunts' Day so they can be spoiled by their nephews and nieces

CHERYL GIBBS: Shouldn’t there be an annual Aunts’ Day?

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I went to buy a birthday card to give to someone the other day.

It came with one of those card protectors, which is basically just a bit of card with the words ‘Card Protector’ written on it that you put inside the envelope to stop the card you’re sending getting damaged in the post.

And I thought if the card protector is just a bit of card, then do you need to send it with a card protector protector as well?

Anyway the card protector is a bad idea, because if your friend gets the card through the post, it feels like there is something really substantial inside the envelope, like tickets to something, or a voucher. But in reality, it’s just another bit of card.