I'm guessing there's a line on cake order forms where you're supposed to write in the words you want on the cake. I think some people assume their decorator will "get what they were talking about" if they write other things in there, too. Or perhaps when ordering over the phone, you have to be very clear what it is you're trying to say... or else you might end up with a cake like these. Take a look.
Face... palm. That's what all of these make me want to do. Check out the rest of these amazing cake fails in the gallery.
Has something like this ever happened to you?