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    Hello How should "5 February 2003" be pronounced?

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    I'd still say 'fifth of'

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    Thanks Tdol

    Are the following correct evern though it is written as this word order "5 February 2003?"

    The fifth of February two thousand three
    Fifh of February two thousand three
    February fifth two thousand three
    February five two thand three

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    On the question of pronouncing dates, we always use ordinal numbers(first second third etc.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Progress View Post
    Thanks Tdol

    Are the following correct evern though it is written as this word order "5 February 2003?"

    The fifth of February two thousand three
    Fifth of February two thousand three
    February fifth two thousand three
    February five two thousand three
    It doesn't really matter which way you say them, so I would say yes, but I also say 'two thousand and three'. You can also say 'twenty-oh-three'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joany View Post
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    Welcome, Joany.

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    Thanks Tdol and Joany

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