Help me how to write a date.

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Help me how to write a date.

Postby Albert_Chong » Sun Apr 10, 2011 11:50 pm

I usually wrote a date like
1st Apr 2011, 2nd Apr 2011, 3rd Apr 2011, 4th........ 11st, 12nd, 13rd........ 21st, 22nd, 23rd Apr 2011,
Today, one of my new worker told me it is wrong !
She told me should be
01 Apr 2011 without st, 2nd, rd, th.

if my birthday fall on 01 Apr 2011,
when someone ask for my DOB in speech,
I usually answer "first of Apr", but not "one of Apr"
so that, I think 1st Apr 2011 is correct,
any English teacher here can correct me.
Thanks.

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Re: Help me how to write a date.

Postby user66 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 12:07 am

i'm no english teacher but i usually write dates like you, for example, i was born on the 4th of July :mrgreen:

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Re: Help me how to write a date.

Postby OngCC » Mon Apr 11, 2011 12:17 am

Albert_Chong wrote:I usually wrote a date like
1st Apr 2011, 2nd Apr 2011, 3rd Apr 2011, 4th........ 11st, 12nd, 13rd........ 21st, 22nd, 23rd Apr 2011,
Today, one of my new worker told me it is wrong !
She told me should be
01 Apr 2011 without st, 2nd, rd, th.

if my birthday fall on 01 Apr 2011,
when someone ask for my DOB in speech,
I usually answer "first of Apr", but not "one of Apr"
so that, I think 1st Apr 2011 is correct,
any English teacher here can correct me.
Thanks.
Me not Engrish teacher too... But those marked in red are not correct. ](*,)
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Re: Help me how to write a date.

Postby vash_h » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:00 am

OngCC wrote:
Albert_Chong wrote:I usually wrote a date like
1st Apr 2011, 2nd Apr 2011, 3rd Apr 2011, 4th........ 11st, 12nd, 13rd........ 21st, 22nd, 23rd Apr 2011,
Today, one of my new worker told me it is wrong !
She told me should be
01 Apr 2011 without st, 2nd, rd, th.

if my birthday fall on 01 Apr 2011,
when someone ask for my DOB in speech,
I usually answer "first of Apr", but not "one of Apr"
so that, I think 1st Apr 2011 is correct,
any English teacher here can correct me.
Thanks.
Me not Engrish teacher too... But those marked in red are not correct. ](*,)

all is correct.. 1st april 2011 is correct, 01 april 2011 is correct. but 11st, 12nd, 13rd is wrong.. LOL..
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Re: Help me how to write a date.

Postby silverbeauty » Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:08 am

All correct except those highlighted by bro OngCC.

There is no standard. As long as you get the message out and the other party understands, that is all that matters :thumbsup:

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Re: Help me how to write a date.

Postby moeyhc » Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:26 am

I like to use 20110411..... why?... easy to sort in any Computer. In formal usage it is 11th April 2011.
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Re: Help me how to write a date.

Postby Albert_Chong » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:28 pm

Thanks for All helps.
for 21st, 22nd, 23rd as well as 31st,
if it is wrong format, but in speech, I used to hear
some of the people speak
"Twenty first of April" = 21 Apr
"Twenty Second of April" = 22 Apr
"Twenty Third of April" = 23 Apr
as well as
"Thirty first of April" = 31 Apr.
Is it correct ?
or we should speak "twenty one of Apr" ?

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Re: Help me how to write a date.

Postby zamad » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:37 pm

There's no 31st of April... only 30 days in this month. :-'
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Re: Help me how to write a date.

Postby Albert_Chong » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:42 pm

:mrgreen: Yeh ! no 31 on Apr,
just for a example only.
Baiseh :oops:

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Re: Help me how to write a date.

Postby vash_h » Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:11 am

Albert_Chong wrote:Thanks for All helps.
for 21st, 22nd, 23rd as well as 31st,
if it is wrong format, but in speech, I used to hear
some of the people speak
"Twenty first of April" = 21 Apr
"Twenty Second of April" = 22 Apr
"Twenty Third of April" = 23 Apr
as well as
"Thirty first of April" = 31 Apr.
Is it correct ?
or we should speak "twenty one of Apr" ?

lol.. 21st, 22nd, 23rd as well as 31st is correct.. 11st, 12nd, 13rd is wrong..
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