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    #1

    date format

    I write: May, 24th, 2012
    or May, 24, 2012
    I say: May, 24th
    or 24 of may
    or 24th of may
    I don't know which of the last two ones is correct.
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    #2

    Re: date format

    Your question has probably been answered already.

    Look at the Similar Threads below.

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    #3

    Re: date format

    No, I've checked them all, my question is about to find the most usual way in speaking though.
    Thanks,

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    #4

    Re: date format

    I say 'the twenty-fourth of May' or, rarely, 'May twenty-fourth'.

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    #5

    Re: date format

    I say 'the twenty-fourth of May' or, less often, 'May the twenty-fourth'.

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    #6

    Re: date format

    It depends how it's written if you're asking how I would read it aloud from the page. If it reads "May 24th, 2012" I would say "May the twenty-fourth, two thousand and twelve". If it says "24 May, 2012", I would say "the twenty-fourth of May, two thousand and twelve". I might say "twenty twelve" instead - I use both forms.

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