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    typing a date in correct format

    What is the correct way to place a date in a formal letter?
    Example 10 May 2008 or May 10, 2008

    Thanks in advance for your help
    Cindy B.

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    Wink Re: typing a date in correct format

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is the correct way to place a date in a formal letter?
    Example 10 May 2008 or May 10, 2008

    Thanks in advance for your help
    Cindy B.
    Hi! I think it is May 10th 2008


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    Re: typing a date in correct format

    There is no absolute correct or incorrect way.

    However, in business, the US way is month/day/year, the UK way is day/month/year, so writing a formal letter to someone in the US you would put May 10, 2008; to the UK, 10 May 2008.

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