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Months and Days of the Week

Note that the months and days of the week are always capitalised. If you don't want to write the whole words, you can use the abbreviations. In British English, abbreviations are usually written without full stops (Apr), full stops are normal, however, in American English (Apr.).

Months are abbreviated as follows:

Month Abbreviation Month Abbreviation
January Jan July -
February Feb August Aug
March Mar September Sept
April Apr October Oct
May - November Nov
June - December Dec

Days of the week are abbreviated as follows:

Day Abbreviation
Monday Mon
Tuesday Tue
Wednesday Wed
Thursday Thu
Friday Fri
Saturday Sat
Sunday Sun

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