Date of The Letter

Parts of A Business Letter


Date of The Letter should be mentioned in every letter. Either the left-hand side or the right-hand side can be used to add the date of the letter. Both sides are acceptable. But writing the date on the left-hand side of the letterhead is mostly practised among the business people. The date can be written in various formats. The formats which are widely used areā€¦


12 January 2010
12th January 2010
12 Jan 2010
12th Jan 2010
12.01.2010
12/01/2010
12.01.10
12/01/10


The last four formats are quite confusing, because they are not followed in USA where the date is written in either one of the first formats.


12.01.2010
12/01/2010
12.01.10
12/01/10



These four formats are widely used in UK, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Singapore and other Asian countries.


12 January 2010
12th January 2010



These formats are commonly used in USA.


So, it is up to you to use the appropriate format keeping in mind where your receiver is located.



Parts of A Business Letter


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