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    Question layout of a formal letter

    what is the exact format for writing a letter?is it wrong to address the editor of the newspaper as respected sir?in message writing should the name of the writer be written in capital letters?

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    Default Re: layout of a formal letter

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    'Respected Sir' is standard Indian English, I believe; my AmE uses 'Dear Editor'. The writer's name in signature (after the closing) is written as usual.

    Business letter formats galore are available when you google the phrase, 'Business Letters'.
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    You can use just 'Sir' in BrE.

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