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    Default Ordinals in Dates in Formal Report

    Is this OK with ordinals in a formal report?

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    Default Re: Ordinals in Dates in Formal Report

    Yes. Of course, some companies or institutions might have in-house styles that they stick to in all reports.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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