Ending a friendly letter

dorax

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I would like to know the correct position of a closing remark in a friendly letter.For example
“Cheers, Love, Take care,
George Mary John”
Is it right to put it on the right, on the left or in the middle under the last paragraph?
 
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emsr2d2

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I would position everything on the left.

Dear Sarah

Blah blah blah.
Blah blah blah.

Take care. Love you lots.

George, Mary and Sam
 

dorax

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I would position everything on the left.

Dear Sarah

Blah blah blah.
Blah blah blah.

Take care. Love you lots.

George, Mary and Sam

Me too. But is it wrong to put the closing remarks on the right or is it just uncommon?
 

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In a handwritten letter, we used to write the closing remark and names somewhere between the halfway point and the right-hand margin. However, that would look very strange to me in any sort of electronic communication. However, unless you're writing a formal letter, you can put it anywhere you like.
 
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