View Poll Results: Which is correct?

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  • Yours sincerely

    92 38.49%
  • Yours faithfully

    147 61.51%
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    #11
    Quote Originally Posted by dduck
    You might consider adding Dear Madam, but essentially yes.

    Iain
    I always use 'Sir or Madam' as I think just 'Sir' is not appropriate with so many women in the workforce. 'Madam' alone might be rectifying history, but I wouldn't go for it.


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    #12
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    In BE, that would not be the case- we'd use 'faithfully'.
    What he said! :)

    Iain

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    #13
    Although many BE users get them mixed up.

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