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    How to address a letter

    How do I address a letter to multiple recipients at different addresses and I do not know the genders of each recipient to address it sirs/madames as the names could be used for both male or female.


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    Talking Re: How to address a letter

    in this case, I think" lady and gentlement" is more suitable


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    Re: How to address a letter

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    How do I address a letter to multiple recipients at different addresses and I do not know the genders of each recipient to address it sirs/madames as the names could be used for both male or female.
    We need to know more.

    Is this a circular letter going to a number of people, containing the same information in each letter?

    If so, use the cc method of listing the recipients at the end, and addressing each letter individually to the name that you have. These days it is not so necessary to be absolute about including an honorific.

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