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Yours faithfully and Yours sincerely...

Discussion in 'English' started by cherryaimless, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. cherryaimless

    cherryaimless New commenter

    Letter begins:

    Dear Parent/Guardian*

    and ends.........

    Yours faithfully or Yours sincerely?

    Thoughts? I will take the consensus back to SLT!

    *Primary Carer/Carers etc etc
  2. K.Wellborne

    K.Wellborne New commenter

    I would use faithfully when you do not use the specific name of the person.
  3. gruoch

    gruoch Established commenter

    'Faithfully when there is no name. 'Sincerely' when 'Dear Name is the rule'.
  4. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    That's what I was always taught too!

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