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    addressing a letter

    How do you address a more formal letter to a husband and wife?

    Is it Mr Bill Smith and Mrs Mary Smith

    Mr and Mrs Bill Smith

    Mr Bill and Mrs Mary Smith

    or another option

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    Re: addressing a letter

    Mr and Mrs Smith

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    Re: addressing a letter

    You can address it either as Mr. and Mrs. Bill Smith or Mary and Bill Smith (ladies first, and no honorifics necessary).


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    Re: addressing a letter

    It would be appropriate to write Mr. and Mrs. Smith in a formal letter.

    Blanca

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