Questions about how to open and close formal emails keep appearing in forums. There seem to be a number of ideas and no consensus, so I was wondering what people use. I use the same salutation and closing as I...
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I tend to use "Regards" too.
Are the rules for email different from elsewhere? Generally, I would say that email is a very much less formal medium than any other.
What do you think?
Formal email is an alien concept to me. :wink:
Anyhow, I agree with Red. I tend to use no signature or just R.