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    Formal letter

    My question is about starting a formal letter.
    When adressing; which one is correct
    Dear Madam/Sirs
    Dear Madam/Sir
    Thank you for your help!

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    Re: Formal letter


    Dear Madam or Sir,

    Dear Sir or Madam,

    There is a nice list of terms here: SCU | Equity Services | Publications | Non-Discriminatory Language Guidelines

    Moreover, you could also try a "to" line. Like this,

    To the Editor:

    Hope that helps.
    Last edited by Casiopea; 03-Jan-2007 at 10:38.

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