"Those arrogant colonists!"
Russell McMahon email (remove spam text)
> Because I have dealt with American businesses in the course of my
> in companies that use the "British" date format, I have got into the habit
> of using the word for the month, rather than writing an all numeric date,
> unless it is on a form that requests it in numeric form, and is giving the
> expected order of digits. Saves the potential angst of confusion :)
I correspond with people in Taiwan.
I too now write eg 7 November 2002.
This allows me to use d m y order and still not confuse the recipients :-)
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