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That way it follows the natural language order and so requires no mental gymnastics to switch things around when speaking the date aloud. This isn’t usually any sort of problem because of universal consensus on how to interpret such things in the United States.If you write day/month/year in America, you will not be understood.Neither can I say "It's important that she is here" when I mean "It's important that she be here". Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?It has been said that all men are the same, but the differences between American men and British men has become quite apparent now that I’ve seen both sides of the fence.I agree with you that using were is correct if the subjunctive is contrary to the fact, as furnished by the example 'if I were you', however the sentence '.I was to say a date I would do so in the format...' does not contain anything to the contrary, hence was is acceptable. Can’t you see that "If I was to say blah blah, I would ..." is a veritable textbook-perfect form of a hypothetical? Thus “If I was” in that instance would be considered wrong by careful writers and speakers.You cannot have an “If I was” that has a would in the “then” clause without its being a hypothetical! Only if you believe in using was for hypotheticals is it allowed, and you’ve said yourself you do not do that, so you have contradicted [email protected]Ümlaut I can’t use chat; browser won’t let me.Although I myself prefer the ISO notation, normal people do not use it in their daily affairs.
So are you saying Americans would never say the "Fourth of July"?
It's very possible that the US inherited this from an outdated English format - much like the length unit, after Henry III's foot and which the English have left behind in favour of the more logical metric system.