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HOW TO WRITE BUSINESS LETTER DATE FORMAT.


HOW TO WRITE BUSINESS LETTER DATE FORMAT.
                 
   All business letters should have the correct date, typed under the letterhead. The date records when the letters was written, and may serve as an important reference.
   Date line appears two spaces below the heading. In a block or semi block form it is written on the right hand side. In a full block form it is written on the left hand side.
business letter date format.
Business letter format


Ways of writing dates:
  There are two methods of writing dates in a business letter. They are namely (1) American method/Cardinal method and second method is (2) British method/Ordinal method.

(1)American Method/Cardinal Method:                                                
  The American Method follows the Chronological order of name of the month, date and year.
        e.g., November 1, 2018.

(2) British Method/Ordinal Method:                                                   
  The British method follows the chronological order of Date, name of month and year.
  e.g., 1st November 2018.

Wrong way of writing date in figures:
   One must avoid this practice of writing dates in figures. As we know in the American method the chronological order is name of the month, date and year. So if we write date in figures there are chances of  misunderstanding.
    e.g.,8/9/2018.

    There are above is business letter date line writing method. There are two type of date line in business letter. This two type is use in business letter and other communication.

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