In a message dated 98-11-10 10:02:19 EST, EvMick@aol.com writes:
> > That would be American-english (why do so many people in the USA think
> > their english is English?). In Australian english (and English-english?)
> > its dd-mm-yyyy.
> I seem to recall from about ten years of military service that the US
> does it that way....also...
> Is the US military English?
I dunno about that, but the U.S. martime industry also uses the "European" system, i.e. dd/mm/yyyy, perhaps because of its roots in the UK-dominated world of the 18th and 19th centuries, but likely just because uniformity is important.
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