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Anonymous:
Which one is correct? Any other way in writing the date?

September 22, 2006

September 22nd, 2006

22nd September 2006

Thank you for your help.
Brithish English
22 September 2006 or 22nd September 2006
American English
September 22, 2006

In business letters

22 September 2006 or 22nd September 2006 or September 22 2006 (without comma)
Regular Member855
It's not that simple. For example in American English, September 22, 2006; 22 September 2006; and 22nd September 2006, would be all acceptable, although September 22, 2006 would be the more common form.

I've never seen this one tho': September 22 2006 (without comma)
That would look rather strange.

Personally, I prefer to always use the ISO 8601 standard and write YYYY-MM-DD.
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Marvin A.I've never seen this one tho': September 22 2006 (without comma) That would look rather strange.

It's from Office English
Marvin A.Personally, I prefer to always use the ISO 8601 standard and write YYYY-MM-DD.
I like a day-month-year sequence. Emotion: wink

From Oxford handbook of Commercial Correspondence:
The month in the date should not be written in figures as this can be confusing; for example 11.3.03 means 11 March 2003 in British English, where the sequence is day-month-year, but 3 November 2003 in AmE, where the sequence is month-day-year.
It's acceptable to write the date with or without the abbreiations -th and -nd, e.g. 24th October or 24 October, and the transponse the date and the month, e.g. October 24 or 24 October. These are matters of personal preference, but whatever you choose you should be consistent throughout your correspondence.
Dominik
Marvin A.I've never seen this one tho': September 22 2006 (without comma) That would look rather strange.

It's from Office English
I too don't agree to the lack of comma and I don't see it in my business.
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In another business book I've found:

There are two essential ways of writing the date:
11 February 200_ (British style)
February 11, 200_ (American style)


There are many ways of writing the date so it's up to you which way you choose. So you can place a coma if you like but you should be consistent throughout your correspondence.
Dominik, the two examples in your last post are certainly the most common. I too advise you to not use the version without the comma.
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OK. I like commas Emotion: smile
Anonymous:
I am the most grateful to you guys for all your advices. Thank you very much.
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