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    Emails

    Questions about how to open and close formal emails keep appearing in forums. There seem to be a number of ideas and no consensus, so I was wondering what people use. I use the same salutation and closing as I...

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    I tend to use "Regards" too.

    Are the rules for email different from elsewhere? Generally, I would say that email is a very much less formal medium than any other.

    What do you think?
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    Formal email is an alien concept to me. :wink:

    Anyhow, I agree with Red. I tend to use no signature or just R.

    :)

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