RE: German dates?

Subject: RE: German dates?
From: "Jane Carnall" <jane -dot- carnall -at- digitalbridges -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 18:20:07 +0100

Scott said:
>Yes, it does. Day, month, year. Only us illiterate colonials in the
>US use month, day, year.

Not illiterate! Only, as in so many other ways (I mean linguistically, of
course <g>) strangely oldfashioned. "Month, day, year" was perfectly
acceptable British usage about two centuries ago...

Jane Carnall
Technical Writer and Compendium
of Arcane and Useless Information


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